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Re: Why Microsoft's authoritative=true won't work and is a bad idea

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2008 08:00:47 -0400
To: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OF61923AB1.460F9581-ON8525747E.0041763A-8525747E.0041FD93@us.ibm.com>
Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no> wrote on 07/06/2008 07:13:17 AM:

> Sam Ruby 2008-07-06 05.51:
>
> > Simply put, I'm not seeing the "status quo" that you describe here.
Since
> > we seem to be so far apart here, let me put in in the form of a
question.
> > Considering the following content:
> >
> > http://feedvalidator.org/testcases/atom/1.1/brief-noerror.xml
> >
> > When I visit that page, I would like the text "No errors should be
produced
> > by the minimal feed" to be visible.  I've read the spec.  I've tried
> > various combinations of content-type parameters.  I've gotten it to
work
> > with Opera 9.50, but have failed to find any combination of values to
place
> > in the content-type parameter that works with IE 7.0.5730.13, Firefox
3.0,
> > or Safari 3.1.2.
>
> FWIW, on Mac OS X, Safari 3.1.2 treats that test case like you
> describe Opera 9.5 doing it. I can also add Opera Mini 4.1 to the
> same lot. And WebKit on my Symbian powered mobile phone offered to
> download the page an opene it in a text editor.
>
> So perhaps you described the Safari on Windows behaviour?

You are correct: my previous result was based on testing Safari on Windows;
retesting on Mac OS X produces the results you are seeing.

> --
> leif halvard silli

- Sam Ruby
Received on Sunday, 6 July 2008 12:01:42 GMT

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