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Re: NEW ISSUE: content sniffing

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 09:39:14 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0904010939tdcaafc5l6ea75ee861a69fa9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
2009/4/1 Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>:
> For example, user agents also need to sniff HTTP responses with a
> Content-Type of */* in order to be compatible with existing Web
> content.

Apologies if the above statement is unclear.  I don't mean "*/*" to
represent every MIME type but rather that the Content-Type header
contains exactly those three bytes.

Adam
Received on Wednesday, 1 April 2009 16:40:04 GMT

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