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Re: content sniffing (and HTTP profiling)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 05:47:45 +0000 (UTC)
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, =JeffH <Jeff.Hodges@kingsmountain.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Eric Lawrence <ericlaw@exchange.microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904080547180.18470@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, Adam Barth wrote:
> >
> > To be precise, they allow servers to opt out of content sniffing in 
> > certain specific cases. It doesn't affect, for instance, how the 
> > Content-Type header is treated for images (e.g. an image/png image 
> > sent as image/gif is still treated as a PNG, even with this header 
> > set, if I'm not mistaken;
> 
> IE8 has a more awesome implementation than Chrome.  In IE8, these images 
> won't render

Even in <img> elements?

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