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Re: NEW ISSUE: content sniffing

From: Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 19:45:54 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640904011645t51d82a44u18942a23e09c5da@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com> wrote:
>> The definition of the Content-Type header in 14.17 says all that needs
>> saying about the protocol IMO.
>
> This section does not contain enough information to implement HTTP in
> a way that interoperates with existing Web content.

Right.  The information you're talking about is irrelevant to most
non-browser HTTP agents and so doesn't belong in the HTTP
specification.

Mark.
Received on Wednesday, 1 April 2009 23:46:30 GMT

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