Need a champion? StringView strawman

Brendan Eich brendan at
Fri Jan 10 13:28:06 PST 2014

Dwayne wrote:
> Currently the Mozilla TextDecoder Web API does not accept ASCII as a 
> valid encoding option and defaults to UTF-8, if left unspecified.

That's a feature.

The '90s are over, let's not go back.

Why do you want ASCII, and what do you do with it?


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