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Re: [XHR] What mime types should trigger XML parsing?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 22:16:57 +0200
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s8g9ajwu64w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Sun, 23 Apr 2006 20:50:33 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>  
wrote:
>>> So instead of "If the document was not an XML document" having "If  
>>> Content-Type did not contain such a media type"?
>
> Sounds good to me.

Made this change. What Björn says makes sense, but since it's illegal to  
follow that convention...


>>>> Of these, I only know for sure that text/xsl is in common use for  
>>>> sending XML content, even though it is unofficial and technically  
>>>> illegal.
>>>
>>> Any proposals? Personally I don't really care about any of them...
>>
>> I don't really care either, I'd be happy with a/x, t/x, and +xml.
>
> The only one not on the current list that Safari supports is text/xsl.

Does Safari actually support it or just looks for it in the  
pseudo-attribute "type" on the style sheet processing instruction? I  
wonder if all implementations treat text/xsl as XML...


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Anne van Kesteren
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