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[Bug 18529] Existence of separators in token should throw SyntaxError

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Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 23:35:21 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=18529

--- Comment #6 from Arun <arun@mozilla.com> 2012-08-11 23:35:21 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> I'd rather not get into the business of enforcing correct mimetypes. That
> rabbit hole can go deep once you start considering that different mimetypes
> accept different parameters.
> 
> I'd rather just treat the mimetype as an opaque string and forward it to
> whatever API that is using the mimetype. 


So what each API does with mimetypes is actually inconsistent!  I think that by
throwing, we make it clear what *this* API does and doesn't allow.

On the other hand, it does involve parsing mimetype strings; other bugs have
been logged showing inconsistency RFC2616.

I'd still rather throw, unless you feel strongly that this is too strong (or of
course if you feel strongly that this will never be implemented and that the
bug mentioned in Comment 4 will be marked WONTFIX :) )

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