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Re: Local entities in XHTML

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 21:54:02 +0000
Message-ID: <475F06FA.2090804@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: W3C HTML Mailing List <www-html@w3.org>

Yves MARCOUX wrote:

> 1- Don't you think that, if a file is served with a "close enough" type 
> (or extension, for a local file), the browsers should infer from the 

If it is that good, it should recognize the correct media type and 
include it in its Accept header.  The whole point of Appendix C mode is 
to support browsers that don't understand XHTML.  If they start 
partially understanding it, people will author with partial use of XHTML 
features and the page will break on other browsers.

David Woolley
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