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Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 18:08:55 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906121808o470ba6a7jaf4a4b8176c7b437@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Henrik
Nordstrom<henrik@henriknordstrom.net> wrote:
> Removing the whole condition on
> when guessing/sniffing is allowed opens it up too much, downgrading the
> whole text almost to the level of pure ignorance,

This statement makes me wonder if you've read the whole thread on this
topic.  Several folks pointed out that it's not HTTP's job to
determine which media type is used by the application.  I think
ignorance is the desired effect.

Adam
Received on Saturday, 13 June 2009 01:09:47 GMT

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