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Re: content type for XHTML fragments

From: Spartanicus <spartanicus.3@ntlworld.ie>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 09:58:03 +0000
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To: www-html@w3.org

Garret Wilson <garret@globalmentor.com> wrote:

>A common use nowadays, especially with wikis and newsfeeds, is to store 
>XHTML fragments (such as "this is <em>really</em> cool") to be later 
>integrated into a larger XHTML document.
>What content type should we use for XHTML fragments?

As long as the application that processes the fragments handles it
properly it shouldn't matter, as these fragments should never be
accessible in other ways.

I'd use text/plain

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