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Re: Unknown text/* subtypes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 07:08:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org, ietf-types@alvestrand.no, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0801150706580.15583@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 15 Jan 2008, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> >
> > For example HTML4 says to not default to any encoding at all [1]
> [...]
> 
> Yes, but HTTP has to work for plain text

RFC 2046 handles that.


> pre-HTML 4

HTML5 defines processing for all versions of HTML, so that's taken care of 
too.


> etc

etc like what?


> and I think HTTP needs its own idea of what is allowed in a HTTP header.

Sure, but that's unrelated to text/*.

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