[whatwg] US-ASCII vs. ASCII in Web Socket Protocol

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 3 15:38:11 PST 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Yuzo Fujishima wrote:
> I see both "US-ASCII" and "ASCII" are used in: 
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol-54
> If they mean the same thing, one should be used consistently.
> In the document, US-ASCII seems to mean encoding while ASCII mean 
> charset. Is this common? (I guess US-ASCII is commonly considered as an 
> alias for ASCII. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII#Aliases )

I've changed the spec to use "ASCII" consistently.

Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'

More information about the whatwg mailing list