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

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 15:51:56 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905301551t7b84d6c7ofa1eb5f48f5d527b@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.

The draft now admits for the possibility that user agents will extend
the list of sniffable types.  However, the draft admonishes them not
to add more signatures for the current types and to take the security
implicitations into considersation.

Adam
Received on Saturday, 30 May 2009 22:52:53 GMT

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