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Re: http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/ uses illegal MIME-type

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2004 12:07:48 -0700
Message-Id: <p06100507bcd2b202b005@[]>
To: Marek Stepien <marcoos@firefox.pl>, mimasa@w3.org, site-comments@w3.org

Hello, Marek,

I will forward your note to Masayasu Ishikawa, Activity Lead for 
HTML, who may be able to answer your questions. Masayasu, can you 
give Marek a hand?

Marek Stepien wrote:
>I am writing to you to report a problem with the
>http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/ page.
>It uses the text/html MIME-type, while being written in XHTML 1.1.
>According to W3C Note from August 1st, 2002 [1] this MIME-type is
>illegal for XHTML 1.1 documents, which should be sent with
>application/xhtml+xml MIME-type. Or, if the text/html MIME-type
>is preserved, these documents should be rewritten in XHTML 1.0.
>I think it is quite strange for the W3C to break its own XHTML
>1.1-related recommendations on the XHTML 1.1 TR page...
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/NOTE-xhtml-media-types-20020801/

Best wishes,
Susan Lesch           http://www.w3.org/People/Lesch/
mailto:lesch@w3.org               tel:+1.858.483.4819
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)    http://www.w3.org/
Received on Thursday, 20 May 2004 15:08:00 UTC

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