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Re: HTML interpreter vs. HTML user agent

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 13:41:43 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905291341r15e8c35fie686d37fd66b1636@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net> wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Could you elaborate on how this doesn't work with the rules in HTML5? (Or
>> rather, with the rules in Adam's ID?)
>
> That resource is served with a text/plain mime type, and therefore should
> not be treated as a feed.

Perhaps we should change the algorithm to consider these documents to be feeds.

> At the present time, both IE8 and Firefox treat that document as a feed.
> My assessment is that Firefox will continue to follow IE's lead in this
> area, but I will gladly defer to those who actually work on the product.

That sounds like another argument for changing the algorithm.

Adam
Received on Friday, 29 May 2009 20:42:34 GMT

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