[whatwg] "binary" encoding
simonp at opera.com
Tue Jun 12 02:29:44 PDT 2012
On Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:20:55 +0200, Joshua Bell <jsbell at chromium.org>
>> defines a binary encoding
>> (basically the official iso-8859-1 where it is not mapped to
> .... which is residue from earlier iterations. Intended use case was
> interop with legacy JS that used the lower 8 bits of strings to hold
> data, e.g. with APIs like atob()/btoa().
I think we should drop this and extend atob() and btoa() to be able to
convert base64 strings to ArrayBuffer[View?] and back directly.
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