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Re: comments on draft-barth-mime-sniffing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 18:55:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Cc: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906121850060.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Robert O'Callahan 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 updated HTML5 to require that Content-Types of types that are not 
supported cause the resource to be ignored (even if it would otherwise be 
supported).

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