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[Bug 13995] <track> Don't check Content-Type for <track>

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Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2011 08:24:27 +0000
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--- Comment #35 from Philip Jägenstedt <philipj@opera.com> 2011-10-27 08:24:26 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #33)
> The reason for the image/svg+xml thing is to minimise how much we ignore
> Content-Type, so if that applies here too, we shouldn't do any sniffing...
> 
> Anyway, looks like what you want is for <track src>, first do signature
> inspection (sniffing), and if that doesn't find anything, then trust the MIME
> type. Since there's only one signature, I can just do that inline instead of
> requiring changes to MIMESNIFF. That will also mean that there's no need for
> any magic in the navigation step.

That's an editorial choice, but spreading the sniffing around instead of
keeping it in one place isn't the choice I would make.

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