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Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 13:52:55 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906041352y4a308c5cx9bcccb2e8e55a490@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
2009/6/3 Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>:
> """
> If the Content-Type field is not present in a message with a body, the recipient SHOULD assume that the message was sent with a Content-Type of "application/octet-stream".
>
> Note that neither the interpretation of the data type of a message nor the behaviours caused by it are not defined by this specification; this potentially includes examination of the content to override the indicated type ("sniffing").
> """

That seems fine.

Thanks,
Adam
Received on Thursday, 4 June 2009 20:53:31 GMT

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