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Re: Backward-compatibility of text/html media type (ACTION-334, ACTION-364)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 16:08:10 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u7h9nwmq64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Tue, 02 Feb 2010 16:05:30 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> So, just to be clear: once the text/html registration is changed to  
> HTML5, I can't serve
>
>    http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2616.html
>
> as text/html anymore, as the document does not conform to HTML5 (due to  
> head/@profile). Unless, of course, the definition of conformance is  
> changed back to allow it.

Actually, you can, it just won't be conforming. You can serve "foobar" as  
text/xml too.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
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