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Re: HTML5 vs content type sniffing

From: Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer@backsla.sh>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 13:24:28 +0000
To: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080129132436.GJ1632@polar.elf12.net>

On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 11:53:49AM +0100, Stefan Eissing wrote:

> In the case of "text/plain" apache httpd is still (2.2.6) shipping  
> with DefaultType set to it, ignoring the rules set up by RFC 2616  
> (which seem to be unchanged in httpbis as far as i can see). So, if  
> the apache defaults are changed, will whatwg have to change the  
> sniffing "standard"? most likely.

Where does RFC2616 set up rules on how Apache has to serve
its documents? A section mandating on how to deduce the Content-Type of
arbitrary files would be new to me.

Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2008 13:25:25 UTC

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