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Re: Recent spec change to XMLHttpRequest default Content-Type

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 09:33:40 +0200
To: Carsten Orthbandt <carsten@pixeltamer.net>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <23g4739idqo5vqt7h6lob6bsolvublj3ad@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Carsten Orthbandt wrote:
>Given the importance of XMLHttpRequest for dynamic web applications I think
>it's very very bad to log errors where there are none. But I was pointed at
>the upcoming spec change and told that this should be the standard behaviour.
>As stated above, XMLHttpRequest is NOT only for XML. We use it for very light-
>weight data formats and try to achieve minimal header overhead. For our typical
>XMLHttpRequest the header size is already 30-90% of the total message length
>so an additional header DOES matter.

Why don't you use less &, <, and ]]> sequences in the content and wrap
it into <x>...</x>?
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