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

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:51:12 +0000
Message-ID: <CADnb78h2N9PiHoNf-wBSEcrEc0ETk6hi9Y332GuH1T7iB+68=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 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

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