[whatwg] Web Socket Protocol: Handling of erroneous UTF-8 on the server side?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Dec 3 15:42:55 PST 2009

On Fri, 6 Nov 2009, Yuzo Fujishima wrote:
> Section 4.4 of 
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-hixie-thewebsocketprotocol-54 specifies 
> how erroneous UTF-8 must be handled on the client side.
> Does the same apply for the server side?

It does not; the server-side processing of these errors is undefined 
(since it can be defined at the subprotocol level). I've added a section 
explicitly stating this.

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