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Re: XHTML as XML

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 12:05:51 -0000
To: www-html@w3.org
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"Jesper Tverskov" <jesper.tverskov@mail.tele.dk> wrote in message 
news:000001c50f67$3f5af1a0$440bc650@tversdatg7y7vv...
> 1) First I test if an http accept-header exists. If it does not, as is
> the case of Google, I use XHTML 1.1 and mime-type application/xhtml+xml
> and I include the xml declaration at the top of the document.

Google sends an accept header, so your google analysis here is flawed.

> 2) If an http accept-header exists, I test if it contains the string
> "application/xhtml+xml". If it does, as is the case for Mozilla/Firefox,
> Opera, Amaya, etc. I use XHTML 1.1 and mime-type application/xhtml+xml
> and I include the xml declaration at the top of the document (same as
> case 1).

This is incorrect, the presence of application/xhtml+xml in the accept 
header does not mean that the user can support that mime-type, please adhere 
to the relevant standards 
http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec14.html and 3.9

Jim. 
Received on Thursday, 10 February 2005 12:07:05 GMT

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