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Re: image/svg+xml, was: Feedback on Internet Media Types and the Web

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 19:44:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4CE573FE.5070507@gmx.de>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
On 18.11.2010 19:32, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> I'm confused.  .svgz files should be served as
> Content-Type: image/svg+xml
> Content-Encoding: gzip
> What's the problem?

That's no problem.

However it *is* a problem to claim that .svgz files have the type 
"image/svg+xml". They don't. Feed them into a recipient that expects XML 
and see it fail.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 18 November 2010 18:45:00 UTC

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