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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:06:04 +0100
Message-ID: <512B99FC.6040600@w3.org>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
CC: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 25/02/2013 17:48 , Eric J. Bowman wrote:
> The current advice is to not send Content-Type if it isn't known, iow
> there is no default media type.

But last I checked the vast majority of web servers (not to mention 
server-side application frameworks) shipped with one. That's often where 
the problem comes from in the first place.

I wonder how much would break if such defaults were removed.

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Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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