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Re: let authors choose text/html or application/xhtml+xml (detailed review of section 1. Introduction)

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:09:31 +0100
Message-ID: <46D8211B.6060207@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
CC: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Sam Ruby wrote:
> Dean Edridge wrote:
>> As soon as the document is given the media type "text/html" it becomes 
>> a HTML document, simple as that.
> Unless, of course, said document happens to contain the the following 
> bytes in the first 512 octets:
>   0x3C 0x72 0x73 0x73

Can you give a reference for this statement ?  I would support Dean's
assertion, but cannot locate a definitive statement to this effect
at the time of writing.

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