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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 02:32:59 +0000 (UTC)
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908310230590.26930@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 30 Aug 2009, Mark Baker wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 2:08 PM, Ian Hickson<ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> >> Well, in that case HTML5 is unsuitable as the *only* specification
> >> referenced by the text/html media type registration.
> >
> > I disagree.
> 
> Julian is correct.  The registration for text/html needs to include 
> sufficient information to allow legacy documents served with that type 
> to retain their meaning.

The HTML5 spec does have sufficient information to allow legacy documents 
served with that type to be processed in a fashion that retains their 
meaning, as far as I am aware. If I have missed something, please let me 
know.

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