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Re: XHTML 1.0 versus HTML 4.01

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Mon, 9 May 2005 08:38:32 +0100
Message-ID: <004e01c5546a$1a20c930$0200000a@Snufkin>
To: "Rimantas Liubertas" <ic@rimantas.com>, <public-evangelist@w3.org>

"Rimantas Liubertas" <ic@rimantas.com>
> Jim Ley wrote:
>> I have never heard of an IE6 crash with the usage of this mime-type, it 
>> handles it correctly in all testing I've done.  Could you provide some 
>> more info on this crash?
>
> What do you mean by "handles it correctly" - the fact that you get "save 
> as" dialog?

It hands it off to the application specified to handle 
application/xhtml+xml.

>> That would be a disaster, XHTML's conformance requirements are too 
>> demanding for a browser.
>
> I am confused. You claim IE6 has no problems with application/xhtml+xml
> but this would be disaster for IE7??

Because the request is for IE7 to handle the mime-type, and not hand it off 
to another specified application.

Jim. 
Received on Monday, 9 May 2005 07:38:52 UTC

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