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Re: Getting IE to accept application/xhtml+xml

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 20:33:06 +0900
Message-Id: <D562938D-5F60-4CB0-9C0D-85739989A5B3@w3.org>
Cc: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>, XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>

Le 19 avr. 2007 à 20:10, Dan Brickley a écrit :
> Karl Dubost wrote:
>> We might issue a warning on this. Saying be careful you have a  
>> conflict between the meta name and the http headers for your mime  
>> type.
> Is it really a conflict? Can a piece of content not genuinely fall  
> in two categories at once? Or is the rule that, even if this is  
> true in the abstract, ... for each HTTP transaction, there must be  
> exactly one mime type for the content.

1. The HTTP mime type MUST have precedence on everything else.  So  
what is proposed is a hack relying on an implementation bug.
2. I said warning, not error.


Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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