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Re: comments on draft-barth-mime-sniffing

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 15:33:08 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600906182033s1cc53234t8f60a24b49744dc6@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, 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 Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 12:08 PM, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:

> But I may well be able to re-author my HTML but completely unable to
> influence my hosting provider to provide the correct MIME types.  I don't
> want users trapped into using the old because we've made the new
> inaccessible to them.
>

Out of all the things video hosting providers have to do, sending correct
Content-Types seems like one of the smaller ones.

I would like to see how big a problem this turns out to be before we embrace
sniffing.

Rob
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