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Re: XHTML and MIME

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 01 Sep 2006 09:49:49 +1000
Message-ID: <44F7759D.7050301@lachy.id.au>
To: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
CC: public-appformats@w3.org, www-forms@w3.org

T.V Raman wrote:
> Personally, I believe that the decision to mandate that xml
> content types be served as application/xml+xhtml was the key
> mistake that happened circa 2000

XML MIME types are */*+xml. i.e. "application/xhtml+xml"

> Sadly, this happened right around the time the decision to place
> newer XML-based content-types  under mime-type application/xml+*
> happened [...]

Your brief history failed to explain *why* XML MIME types are a bad idea.

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Thursday, 31 August 2006 23:50:18 GMT

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