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Re: comments on draft-barth-mime-sniffing

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 08:54:22 -0700
Message-ID: <4A4A352E.6080504@mit.edu>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, robert@ocallahan.org, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org
Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Per the current rules that would give the same result as a bogus media 
>> type though. I.e. lack of Content-Type does not give you the right to 
>> start sniffing for <video> / <audio>.
> 
> This doesn't appear to be the case with the way the spec is phrased now. 
> Can you confirm that this problem is now fixed?

I would be glad to, if I could find the right things to read.  The HTML5 
draft has MIME sniffing removed and replaced with the [MIMESNIFF] 
reference (not defined anywhere that I can see).

Or is the relevant text somewhere in the 
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/video.html#concept-media-load-resource 
section?

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 30 June 2009 15:55:34 UTC

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