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Re: [whatwg] [mimesniff] Treating application/octet-stream as unknown for sniffing

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 13:22:37 -0500
Message-ID: <50B7A7ED.6090708@mit.edu>
To: "Gordon P. Hemsley" <gphemsley@gmail.com>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 11/29/12 1:11 PM, Gordon P. Hemsley wrote:
> So... are there any additional places where "application/octet-stream"
> should be treated as if the media type was undefined? Or is this
> conversation moot now?

To my knowledge, the only places in the web platform that special-case 
application/octet-stream like this are media and <object>... And for 
<object> I believe it falls back to @type, not to data sniffing, but 
it's been a while.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 29 November 2012 19:18:59 GMT

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