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[whatwg] HTTP/filesystem World Re: several messages about XML syntax and HTML5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2006 02:38:05 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0612050237320.1994@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> 2. When people edit files locally on their filesystem (outside HTTP 
> world) and they put them online through FTP (outside HTTP world), to 
> finally reach a folder controlled by a Web server (inside HTTP World), 
> troubles are starting.

There aren't really any troubles, though, since the problem has always 
been with getting people to use MIME types other than text/html, and here 
we're saying "use text/html".

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