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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 11:35:37 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1N0ZTe-00088a-4m@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv31266

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Clarify whether application/octet-stream with parameters is a type that the user agent knows it cannot render (whatwg r4259)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3401
retrieving revision 1.3402
diff -u -d -r1.3401 -r1.3402
--- Overview.html	21 Oct 2009 11:25:37 -0000	1.3401
+++ Overview.html	21 Oct 2009 11:35:34 -0000	1.3402
@@ -19426,12 +19426,15 @@
   it definitely <em>cannot</em> play media of that type.<p><dfn id="a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">A type that the user agent knows it cannot render</dfn> is
   one that describes a resource that the user agent definitely does
   not support, for example because it doesn't recognize the container
-  type, or it doesn't support the listed codecs.<p>The <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> "<code title="">application/octet-stream</code>" is
+  type, or it doesn't support the listed codecs.<p>The <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> "<code title="">application/octet-stream</code>" with no parameters is
   never <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a type that the user agent knows it cannot
   render</a>. User agents must treat that type as equivalent to the
   lack of any explicit <a href="#content-type" title="Content-Type">Content-Type
   metadata</a> when it is used to label a potential <a href="#media-resource">media
-  resource</a>.<dl class="domintro"><dt><var title="">media</var> . <code title="dom-navigator-canPlayType"><a href="#dom-navigator-canplaytype">canPlayType</a></code>(<var title="">type</var>)</dt>
+  resource</a>.<p class="note">In the absence of a <!-- pretty crazy -->
+  specification to the contrary, the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> "<code title="">application/octet-stream</code>" when used <em>with</em>
+  parameters, e.g. "<code title="">application/octet-stream;codecs=theora</code>", <em>is</em>
+  <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a type that the user agent knows it cannot render</a>.<dl class="domintro"><dt><var title="">media</var> . <code title="dom-navigator-canPlayType"><a href="#dom-navigator-canplaytype">canPlayType</a></code>(<var title="">type</var>)</dt>
 
    <dd>
 
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