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Re: http content type authoritative for object data?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 12:21:24 +0100
Message-ID: <4B222B34.7020608@gmx.de>
To: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
CC: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-html@w3.org
Joe D Williams wrote:
> What, step up to YouTube and tell them how full of it they are for using 
> mindless junk like this?
> 
> <object style="height: 344px; width: 425px" >
> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/vwI3tL2yc6k">
> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true">
> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always">
> <embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/vwI3tL2yc6k"
> type="application/x-shockwave-flash"
> allowfullscreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always"
> width="425" height="344">
> </object>
> 
> Good Luck and Best Regards,
> Joe

Ignoring the <embed> for a moment... The <object> tags looks good to me, 
the type is not declared, and the HTTP response has

   Content-Type: application/x-shockwave-flash

(speaking of which: is there an IANA-registered media type for this?)

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 11 December 2009 11:22:09 UTC

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