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Re: [WICD] comments

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 17:21:55 +1100
Message-ID: <c70bc85d0601302221u3f59db29i2354686bdcb92e5e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, public-cdf@w3.org

On 1/31/06, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:
> * Mark Baker wrote:
> >Actually, it's generally agreed in IETF circles that "text/html" was
> >the incorrect type to use for HTML, which is the reason the former
> >HTML WG opted for "application/xhtml+xml" for XHTML.  See;
> >
> >http://www.imc.org/ietf-xml-mime/mail-archive/msg00622.html
> It seems turning some opinion on the "general consensus of the MIME
> community" into a statement of fact about "IETF circles" is quite a
> stretch...

The referenced message from the ietf-xml-mime archive was just one
example.  As a member of those "IETF circles", I stand by my statement
that the use of text/* is generally frowned upon for use with XML.

I can provide pointers to other evidence of this if Bert requires.

Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2006 06:21:58 UTC

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