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Re: content sniffing (and HTTP profiling)

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 22:48:24 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0904072248h6a9f055dwfcabac471e48aa2b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
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>
On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 10:47 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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?

I think so.  /me goes and makes a test case.

Adam
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 05:49:16 GMT

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