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Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 12:12:50 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906051212t702075b7i834c7c54b7ad1ac2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 7:10 AM, William A. Rowe, Jr.
<wrowe@rowe-clan.net> wrote:
> Server misrepresentation of Content-Type will cease, once browsers stop
> misrepresenting the content type.  Until web authors and administrators
> (including mass vhosters) become aware that they have misrepresented the
> data they are serving, they will continue to generate the 3% (IIRC) of
> mislabeled content.

This is unlikely to ever occur given the market dynamics of browsers.

Adam
Received on Friday, 5 June 2009 19:13:44 GMT

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