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Re: rel=CURIE in RDFa, but rel=URI in Link:

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 13:56:43 +0200
Message-ID: <48E213FB.2060307@gmx.de>
To: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
CC: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, XHTML WG <public-xhtml2@w3.org>

Steven Pemberton wrote:
> ...
> Actually I never have any problems getting XHTML into IE to speak of, 
> and don't really understand the fuss. Even using application/xhtml+xml 
> works (see http://www.w3.org/International/tests/sec-ruby-markup-1.html 
> as an example). I know that there are some differences, but in the vast 
> majority of deployed pages, with a little forethought you're never going 
> to have any major issues.
> ...

This one caught me by surprise :-)

Digging deeper shows that you rely on IE's content-sniffing kicking in. 
This seems to depend on the extension being "html" (it won't work with 
"xhtml", for example). So IE is interpreting the page as HTML, not XHTML.

BTW: the page claims:

   <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />

BR, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 11:57:25 UTC

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