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[Bug 785] validator does not supply reasonable Accept header by default

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Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 10:27:17 +0000
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------- Comment #6 from ot@w3.org  2007-04-19 10:27 -------
(In reply to comment #5)
> That being said, the beta validator does have specific MIME types it supports
> (try validating a page served as text/plain),

Indeed it does. There are also a few media types the markup validator cannot
handle directly, but which it can "pass" to other validators (at least
text/css, and if it's not the case, I think it should pass atom and so on to
the feed validator).

> Many people conditionally serve XHTML with the application/xhtml+xml mime type
> as there are browsers (most notably Lynx and IE) which do not support this MIME
> type.

Do you know whether most of such techniques have specific URIs for the 
application/xhtml+xml and text/html representation?
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