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Re: update "Authoritative Metadata"/ contentTypeOverride-24 based on HTML 5 spec?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 18 Aug 2007 13:25:02 +0200
Message-ID: <46C6D70E.9020105@gmx.de>
To: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> Yes, 
> see: http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/wrongWithIE/?chapter=Content-type%3A+text%2Fplain
> 
> This bites me on a recent page I wrote where I tried to serve the html 
> source as a link to ".txt" copy of the source. This doesn't work on IE. See:
> 
> http://hcls1.csail.mit.edu:8890/map/#Kcnip3@2850,Kcnd1@2800
> 
> I was trying to be welcoming to new to sparql/ajax programmers by 
> providing a link to the html source. But you just can't view the html 
> source code without writing a second copy with all sorts of things 
> escaped. And you shouldn't have to.
> 
> Is this what HTML5 is looking to sanction?

No, I don't think so. As far as I can tell, IE7 does not implement what 
HTML5 (*currently*) specifies.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Saturday, 18 August 2007 11:25:17 GMT

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