Re: [xhr] Appending a charset after an author added content-type

On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
> Note that Firefox adds the charset even if it wasn't set by the page because
> web developers were asking for it to aid server-side processing...  The
> alternative is that the server has no idea what to do with the data.  :(

Does that include cases though where the page did set a Content-Type
through setRequestHeader()? Because technically what Firefox does
violates HTTP semantics as not every MIME type allows for a charset


Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 18:51:50 UTC