Need a champion? StringView strawman

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Sat Jan 11 11:31:33 PST 2014


On Jan 11, 2014, at 10:52 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 11, 2014 at 6:37 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock
> <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
>> I'm only talking about this specification and what it takes to decouple it from web platform dependencies.  In this case, ASCII whitespace seems to only be used in processing the label parameter passed to the TextDecoder and TextEncoder constructors.  So, it isn't clear how CSS or anything else is relevant to that.
> 
> As I said, the algorithm used to get an encoding is also used by HTML,
> CSS et al. See e.g.
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-syntax/#input-byte-stream and
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/parsing.html#determining-the-character-encoding

So, just don't couple them.  Do this in TC39 and apply a multiple app platform perspective.  

Allen

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