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Re: Firefox bug: "Worker" load ignores Content-Type version parameter

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:36:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4EC64325.7060304@gmx.de>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-archive@w3.org
On 2011-11-18 12:29, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 09:32:22 +0100, Julian Reschke<julian.reschke@gmx.de>
>> wrote:
>>> I recently started looking at FF's Content-Type related code. As far as
>>> I can tell, there are at least two code paths, one taken for the HTTP
>>> header field, one for HTML media type attributes. There may be more.
>>>
>>> The HTTP code definitively only processes the charset parameter.
>>
>> If Gecko does that for Workers, that would be a bug. Workers are UTF-8
>> only.
>
> If you are saying that
>
>    Content-Type: application/javascript;charset=iso-8859-1
>
>    ... 0xC3 0xB6 ...
>
> should have U+00C3 U+00B6 when used via<script>  and an U+00F6 when used
> via `new Worker` then I will stand ready to roll over the floor laughing
> when Firefox and Chrome are changed so they conform to this bizarre idea
> instead of doing the right thing and treating the two cases the same.

+1

The only alternative would be to *reject* the script.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 18 November 2011 11:36:44 UTC

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