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Re: Question about XHTML 2.0 and content type (PR#7880)

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 13:54:28 +0200
To: jasper.magick@gmail.com
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s7k4o206smjzpq@acer3010.lan>

We have been assured by informed sources that Google will be processing  
documents served as application/xhtml+xml by this Summer.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton

On Wed, 05 Apr 2006 16:57:54 +0200, Shane McCarron  
<xhtml2-issues@mn.aptest.com> wrote:

> This sounds like a problem with Google.  As XHTML use expands, it seems  
> likely
> Google and others will process the content.   The XML community has  
> requested,
> and the HTML Working Group agrees, that XML content should not be ever  
> served
> as
> text/html.  Neither XHTML 1.1 nor XHTML 2 can be served with that  
> content type.
>> From: magick <jasper.magick@gmail.com>
>> To: www-html-editor@w3.org
>> Subject: Question about XHTML 2.0 and content type
>> Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 21:18:15 -0500
>> Message-id: <43E16BE7.3020807@gmail.com>
>> X-Archived-At: http://www.w3.org/mid/43E16BE7.3020807@gmail.com
>> Will XHTML 2.0 *have* to be sent as "application/xhtml+xml" (or one of
>> the other XML content types) or will it be allowed to be sent as
>> "text/html"?
>> The main reason I'm asking this, is because after doing some tests I
>> realized that Google Adsense will not display on any page sending out
>> "application/xhtml+xml" as the content type.  Which would mean loss of
>> revune.
>> I'm very interested in using XHTML 2.0 when it is finished and a doctype
>> is made for it, but I'd prefer to use "text/html" if I can.
>> So just wondering if the rules will be the same as XHTML 1.0 in which
>> it's allowed for websites to send the document as "text/html" as long as
>> certain compatibility guidelines are followed.  Or if the rules will be
>> the same as XHTML 1.1 in which "text/html" is in violation of the
>> specification, and you can only use "application/xhtml+xml" as the
>> content type.
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