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

From: Magnus Kristiansen <magnusrk+w3c@pvv.org>
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 14:36:42 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.txl7zga0e26bmd@tzeentch.lan>

On Sat, 25 Aug 2007 14:03:52 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  

> Magnus Kristiansen wrote:
>> ...
>>> Well, at least for Apache httpd the default is *not* to send a  
>>> content-type response header when the type is unknown. As far as I can  
>>> tell, we're discussing something completely different here: servers  
>>> that send an incorrect type.
>>  This does not match my tests. I removed my custom types, and as  
>> expected .wmv was served as text/plain. Not just displayed as text, an  
>> explicit content-type header.
> That would IMHO be a really bad bug.
> Doesn't match what I am seeing though. Are you using Apache 2.2?
> Best regards, Julian

I see the same behavior on my university's 2.0.49, my own 2.2.3 and a  
vanilla 2.2.4 I installed now just to check.

Magnus Kristiansen
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Received on Saturday, 25 August 2007 12:36:55 UTC

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