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Re: Microsoft's "I mean it" content-type parameter

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 23:18:50 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0807032318k6d83a92ck6df6a1d5fdfc2d98@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 11:12 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> Adam Barth wrote:
>> I recommend the experiment I mentioned, compiling a browser without
>> content sniffing and actually trying to use the web for a reasonable
>> amount of time.
>
> Or switch it off in the browser, when on IE7:
> <http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2005/02/01/364581.aspx#364853>.

Oh nice, I didn't know about that.  I've attached an (untested) patch
that I think turns off content sniffing in TOT Firefox for those that
would like to try this out.

Adam


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