Re: [XHR] responseType "json"

On Sat, 07 Jan 2012 02:55:15 +0100, Jarred Nicholls <>  
> Not exact, but close.  For discussion's sake and in this context, you  
> could call it the "Unicode" text decoder that does BOM detection and  
> switches Unicode codecs automatically.  For enforced UTF-8 I'd (have to)  
> disable the BOM detection, but additionally could avoid decoding  
> altogether if the specified encoding is not explicitly UTF-8 (and that  
> was a part of the spec).  We'll make it work either way :)

FYI, if WebKit cannot do pure UTF-8 decoding (i.e. ignoring everything  
else), WebKit has bugs in its server-sent events (EventSource), Web  
Workers, WebVTT, and Web Sockets implementation. Potentially more, I'm not  
sure if this list is still complete.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Saturday, 7 January 2012 15:19:18 UTC