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Re: [WICD] comments

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2006 07:32:02 +0100
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, public-cdf@w3.org
Message-ID: <3u0ut1hhe4g0hknkps5cnla2de05bs8oq7@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* 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.

Use of text/* for XML beeing frowned upon and text/html beeing the
incorrect type for HTML are different things though...
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