When an invalid encoding is specified for XMLHttpRequest (via overrideMimeType() or the response's mime type), UTF-8 is used e.g. for responseText, which is spec conformant. Previously Latin-1 was used.

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Specification

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Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

Blink>Network>XHR


Enabled by default (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2020-11-09