[whatwg] Offline Web Apps

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Tue Sep 25 09:36:50 PDT 2007

On Sep 25, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Dave Camp wrote:

> On 9/25/07, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> The OS and the UA can often make a better guess, so I think the  
>> option to
>> let the UA decide the encoding should at least be provided. Here  
>> are some
>> sources of info that the UA has but the web app doesn't (at least  
>> without
>> doing a separate binary read of the file first and possibly  
>> significant
>> computation):
> Our File implementation lets the browser choose the encoding if an
> empty encoding is passed by the app, but there might be a nicer/more
> obvious way to do that.

I think it would be nice to make the argument optional so you can just  
omit it instead of passing "". That or have two different methods,  
since I would not expect requesting a specific encoding to be the  
common case.


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