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Re: XHR LC comment: header encoding

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 08:39:26 +0100
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u51t70xd64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Tue, 05 Jan 2010 08:29:53 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> 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

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