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Re: review of content type rules by IETF/HTTP community

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 14:21:01 +0200
Message-ID: <46CAD8AD.5050201@gmx.de>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
CC: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>

Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> ...
> Later Julian Reschke replied:
>> I think they do.
>> XHTML: <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3236#section-2>
>> Template: <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4288#section-4.11>
> 
> One of Karl points was probably that one actually recommend several extensions for (in this case) XHTML. By recommending only .XHTML, XHTML-files would in most cases automatically be served as 'application/xhtml+xml', and thus authors/users would experience the effects of XHTML.

RFC3236 mentions XHTML, XHT and HTML.

Apache 2.2.x comes with a preconfigured mapping file (mime.types) which has

	application/xhtml+xml           xhtml xht

so as far as I can tell, it already does what you're looking for (and 
probably has for a long time).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 21 August 2007 12:21:23 GMT

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