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Re: video/@src vs application/octet-stream

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 13:34:13 -0400
Message-ID: <4C448C95.7050200@mit.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: public-html@w3.org
On 7/19/10 1:30 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 19.07.2010 19:14, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>> On 7/19/10, Julian Reschke wrote:
>>
>> > If no UA plays application/octet-stream
>>
>> Some UAs already do.
>
> If some widely-deployed UA doesn't play application/octet-stream, it's
> *unlikely* that people will start to depend on it.

Unfortunately, experience shows this to not be the case.  A large 
fraction of "people" seem to upload their content to their web server, 
_maybe_ test it in the one browser they use, and move on.

-Boris
Received on Monday, 19 July 2010 17:34:47 GMT

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