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Re: comments on draft-barth-mime-sniffing

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 01:04:40 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906050104y72b5a6cal8874909ac7c61b7a@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 2:39 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 8:18 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>>
>> The current HTML5 spec's position on this issue is that the Content-Type
>> header is completely ignored in the processing of <video>, I believe.
>
> Hmm, really? In our media element implementation, we honor Content-Type
> completely and do no sniffing whatever.

I've removed all mention of audio or video formats from the I-D.  I
think it's wise to wait and see how <video> and <audio> get deployed.
If we can follow Content-Types strictly, that would be great.

Adam
Received on Friday, 5 June 2009 08:05:38 UTC

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