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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:41:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CADnb78harSt6WGPf7_JzOmOq4s788NvY8-M1swhnjuX4VcreTQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, 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 Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:35 PM, Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net> wrote:
> Changing image formats without changing image URLs is common enough,
> breaks when Content-Type is disrespected in favor of file extension.

Actually, <img> always sniffs and does not do so based on the file
extension (that would be so wrong), but rather the file signature
which every image format includes, except for SVG, which is hardcoded
to look at the Content-Type header instead...

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