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Re: HTML5 vs content type sniffing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 04:54:16 +0000 (UTC)
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0801280451360.20219@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Sat, 26 Jan 2008, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> 
> Robert Siemer wrote:
> 
> > That's the best: html5 rules over what "text/plain" really means.
> 
> While they're at it...  overrule CHARMOD, replace IANA by a Wiki page, 
> use an undocumented URL scheme, silently deprecate XHTML, claim that 
> breaking backwards compatibility everywhere is about IE bugs, etc.  

In all fairness, we're not deprecating XHTML. Indeed we're not deprecating 
anything; in HTML5 either something is allowed or not, there's no 
"deprecated" limbo where a feature is allowed but planned for obsoletion.

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