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Re: Questions about draft-abarth-mime-sniff-00

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 14:01:34 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0904061401n79bd8db8p29c5cc6aec733c8a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Lisa Dusseault <lisa.dusseault@messagingarchitects.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> I sort of expect <video src> and <audio src> to do sniffing as well
> (ignoring Content-Type altogether most likely). @font-face ignores
> Content-Type as well because nobody had registered media types for fonts.
> This is context-specific sniffing though.

That's a good point.  I'll look into how the forthcoming
implementations of these features work.  I suspect we'll have to treat
the context-specific cases that ignore the media type altogether
separately anyhow.

Adam
Received on Monday, 6 April 2009 21:02:24 GMT

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