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[Bug 10328] New: change Accept-Charset to should not

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Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2010 12:38:05 +0000
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-10328-2927@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: change Accept-Charset to should not
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: XHR 1.0
        AssignedTo: annevk@opera.com
        ReportedBy: annevk@opera.com
         QAContact: member-webapi-cvs@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-webapps@w3.org

Currently the specification states that Accept-Charset should be set as
appropriate by the user agent. However, Accept-Charset is a useless header that
is on its way out. Opera already dropped it from requests and Mozilla is
planning to.

Alternatively maybe the specification should not say anything about
Accept-Charset and Accept-Encoding except that authors do not have control over
them and that content-encodings used in transmission are automatically decoded
by the user agent.

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