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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:48:10 -0700
To: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20130225094810.ffab2a830611c234dfa5ecea@bisonsystems.net>
John Kemp wrote:
> 
> The least-specific MIME type I know of is application/octet-stream.
> Is that sufficient for "I don't know"? Why don't more servers
> (already) implement this as default behaviour?
> 

The current advice is to not send Content-Type if it isn't known, iow
there is no default media type.

-Eric
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