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

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 13:37:31 -0400
Message-ID: <46D851DB.8000208@us.ibm.com>
To: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
CC: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Philip Taylor (Webmaster) wrote:
> 
> 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.

http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#content-type7

- Sam Ruby
Received on Friday, 31 August 2007 17:39:21 UTC

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