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Re: XHTML2 MIME type

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 05:59:25 +0200
To: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <3f0a817b.167467966@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Toby A Inkster wrote:
>On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 09:35:44PM +0200, Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:
>| > It is far from ideal, but until browser start using the Accept header in
>| > a useful manner, it is what needs to be done.
>| That's really far from ideal.
>| Currently, it's illegal to send XHTML 1.1 as text/html.
>| There's no RFC or TR allowing XHTML 1.1 to be sent as text/html.
>So arrest me. Besides, XHTML 1.0 defines steps that reasonably allow you 
>to use text/html as a MIME type and XHTML 1.1 does nothing to contradict 
>this advice.

Without certain features like the lang and name attributes, the number
of XHTML 1.1 documents which could be written as "HTML compatible" XHTML
documents is quite small.
Received on Friday, 11 April 2003 23:59:47 UTC

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