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Re: [XHR2] responseText for text/html before the encoding has stabilized

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:35:14 +0200
To: public-webapps@w3.org, "Henri Sivonen" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Message-ID: <op.v2mfw0au64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 30 Sep 2011 14:29:32 +0200, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 3:04 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> I do not see why "text" and "moz-chunked-text" have to be the same.  
>> Surely we do not want XML encoding detection to kick in for chunks.
> Does "text" and default need to be the same for responseText for
> text/html and XML types? It seems annoying to have to run the <meta>
> prescan or to run the XML declaration detection without running a full
> parse in the "text" mode.

Unless we disable responseText and responseXML when responseType is not  
the empty string I am not sure that makes sense.

>> Having deterministic decoding and waiting for 1024 bytes if the MIME  
>> type is
>> text/html seems reasonable.
> Seems reasonable for the modes that have a non-null responseXML for  
> text/html.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 30 September 2011 12:35:41 UTC

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