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

From: Michael A. Puls II <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2008 03:00:47 -0400
Message-ID: <6b9c91b20807040000x23272b40n15b33c00b6c492b2@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Adam Barth" <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On 7/4/08, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
> 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.

For Opera, turning on opera:config#trust%20server%20types might help.

-- 
Michael
Received on Friday, 4 July 2008 07:01:23 GMT

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