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Re: HTML and XML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 16:35:02 +0100
Message-ID: <4992F026.2020805@gmx.de>
To: elharo@metalab.unc.edu
CC: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, David Orchard <orchard@pacificspirit.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, www-tag@w3.org

Elliotte Harold wrote:
 > ...
> "Please handle this document as X" and "This document is an X" are very 
> different statements. Furthermore, it is essential to realize that 
> browsers and other consumers are not obligated to accept suggestions 
> about handling from the server. They can and do treat any document they 
> receive in the way that makes most sense to them.
> ...

If they do they are in violation of the relevant specs.

> ...

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2009 15:35:48 GMT

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