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Re: XHTML2 MIME type

From: Herr Christian Wolfgang Hujer <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 19:46:43 +0200
To: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <200304121946.53293.Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>

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Hi Toby,

Am Samstag, 12. April 2003 00:39 schrieb Toby A Inkster:
> 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.
> | AFAIK:
> | 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.
It does. It does not use the Legacy Module of XHTML Modularization.

> Further, the RFC that defines the application/xhtml+xml MIME type is of
> category "Informational" whereas "text/html" is defined in a "Standards
> Track" RFC and so is arguably the most standards-compliant way of
> serving up HTML-like content.
That doesn't matter.

> | And how am I supposed to do that in my .htaccess?
>
> ----------------------- .htaccess -----------------------
> Action xhtml-mime /cgi-bin/xhtml-mime.cgi
> AddHandler xhtml-mime .xhtml
> ---------------------------------------------------------
Have you already tried without AddHandler? I think it will also work without 
AddHandler.

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