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Re: Handling of MIME types for markup?

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 11:04:20 +0200
To: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
cc: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>, W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010420113038-b01010701-51d1cd18@192.168.1.6>
On 19.04.01 at 15:16, Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com> wrote:

>As a simple fix, I've released lq-nsgmls 1.3.4.4 [1] with Accept: */* in
>place of Accept: text/*.

If you want to be more conservative, you may get away with text/* and
application/* as I don't think there are any other major types in
widespread use for this yet. Since application/octet-stream falls within
this set you'd also let mis-configured servers through (for good or ill).
Received on Friday, 20 April 2001 05:30:46 GMT

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