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

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2007 09:48:19 +0900
Message-Id: <639654A0-6F89-43B5-BF36-A9705FA8FD96@w3.org>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Ian Hickson (22 août 2007 - 08:34) :
> In one study I did specifically for the
> sniffing section of the spec recently, looking at pages that  
> started with
> "<HTML", I found one text/plain page for every 2000 text/html pages. I
> think we have to treat these as plain text for security reasons, but
> there's a strong argument saying we should treat them as HTML.)

As an author, I want to be able to send html files as text/plain.  
Specifically for showing the source code of the HTML file in an  
object element or an iframe element.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
   QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
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