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Re: <object> content-type sniffing (detailed review of Semantics)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 22:44:42 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807242244120.10848@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 24 Jul 2008, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> Right now the spec treats application/octet-stream as a flag that means 
> "defer to the type="" attribute". If there is no type attribute, it gets 
> treated as application/octet-stream. Should we invoke the unknown type 
> sniffing rules at that point?

I did end up doing this, by the way.

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