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Re: Unknown text/* subtypes

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2007 09:51:59 +0100
To: "Frank Ellermann" <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-types@alvestrand.no
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t31ewxz464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 03:26:46 +0100, Frank Ellermann  
<nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de> wrote:
>> One reason for the problems with text/xml was that the
>> original MIME default of US-ASCII was enforced. This made
>> it impossible to serve XML documents with internal 'charset'
>> information only as text/xml.
>
> The odd text/xml case is different, there's a MUST somewhere
> in the text/xml spec.  But nobody treats text/html as "default
> Latin-1" ignoring the internal declaration.

FWIW, I don't know of any software (apart from maybe the Universal Feed  
Parser) that doesn't treat text/xml as it treats application/xml.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Friday, 28 December 2007 08:49:46 GMT

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