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[whatwg] Sanctity of MIME types

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 21:52:13 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0612042150220.16843@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 4 Dec 2006, Sam Ruby wrote:
>
> Independent of what the specs say *MUST* happen, I'd like people to 
> bring up one or more browsers with a URL from this list, and see if the 
> browser asked them if they wanted to subscribe.  Subscribe is not a 
> normal feature associated with text/html, which is the Content-Type that 
> you will find for each.

Actually, this is what Web Apps 1.0 will require, I just haven't written 
the sniffing algorithm yet. This is the placeholder section:

   http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#navigating

Note the mention of RSS/Atom in the first red box.

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