[whatwg] Please always use utf-8 for Web Workers
jonathan.j5.cook at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 06:31:41 PDT 2009
The importScripts portion of the Web Workers API is compatible with
existing scripts, but I'm all for more UTF-8 :) If the restriction is
added to the spec, I'd want to know that a very clear error was going to
be thrown explaining the problem.
Jonathan 'J5' Cook
Simon Pieters wrote:
> Workers are new and seems very likely to be incompatible with existing
> scripts. So it is not subject to legacy content with legacy encodings.
> Therefore, we should be able to always use utf-8 for workers. Always
> using utf-8 is simpler to implement and test and encourages people to
> switch to utf-8 elsewhere.
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