W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org > April 2007

Re: Getting IE to accept application/xhtml+xml

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 12:10:00 +0100
Message-ID: <46274E08.6030605@danbri.org>
To: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> 
> Le 19 avr. 2007 à 19:40, Steven Pemberton a écrit :
>>     2. There must be a
>>         <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; 
>> charset=utf-8" />
>>        in the head (with appropriate charset).
>>
>> Then you can happily serve it as application/xhtml+xml and IE 
>> processes it.
> 
> Be aware that because people are asking more and more conformance 
> checking from the validators. We might issue a warning on this. Saying 
> be careful you have a conflict between the meta name and the http 
> headers for your mime type.

Is it really a conflict? Can a piece of content not genuinely fall in 
two categories at once? Or is the rule that, even if this is true in the 
abstract, ... for each HTTP transaction, there must be exactly one mime 
type for the content.

Dan

> We already do for content encoding for example.
> 
> btw,
> http://validator-test.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2FMarkUp%2FDrafts%2F%3F.html 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 19 April 2007 11:10:49 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 8 January 2008 14:15:04 GMT