[whatwg] Please always use utf-8 for Web Workers

Drew Wilson atwilson at google.com
Fri Sep 25 10:16:47 PDT 2009

Certainly. If I explicitly override the charset, then that seems like
reasonable behavior.
Having the default decoding vary between importScripts() and <script> seems
bad, especially since you can't override charsets with importScripts().


On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Sep 2009 18:39:48 +0200, Drew Wilson <atwilson at google.com>
> wrote:
>> Are you saying that if I load a script via a <script> tag in a web page,
>> then load it via importScripts() in a worker, that the result of loading
>> that script in those two cases should/could be different because of
>> different decoding mechanisms?
>> If that's what's being proposed, that seems bad.
> That could happen already if the script loaded via <script> did not have an
> encoding set and got it from <script charset>.
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
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