Re: XHR LC comment: header encoding

On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 08:29:53 +0100, Jonas Sicking <> wrote:
> Wouldn't it then be better to throw for any non ASCII characters? That
> way we don't restrict ourself for when (if?) IETF defines an encoding
> for http headers.

The defined encoding is ISO-8859-1 (unfortunately).

> At the very least, throwing if the upper byte is non-zero seems like
> the right thing to do to prevent silent data loss.

That works for me.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Tuesday, 5 January 2010 07:40:14 UTC