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Re: XHTML 1.1 as text/html

From: Andreas Prilop <AndreasPrilop2007@trashmail.net>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 17:14:40 +0200 (MEST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.63.0704271705520.2763@s5b004.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>

On Fri, 27 Apr 2007, Sierk Bornemann wrote:

> Modern web clients are served with "application/xhtml+xml", only IE gets
> "text/html".

IE 6 is known to ignore the Content-Type in most cases. So just name
your files  *.html  and IE 6 won't give a shit about your Content-Type.
Compare
http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/ruby-with-dir.xhtml
http://www.unics.uni-hannover.de/nhtcapri/temp/ruby-with-dir.x.html

> Andreas, to cite yourself: why don't you provide s.th. useful to this thread,
> instead of being rude?

Someone like you who sends

|                   Content-Type: application/xhtml+xml;charset=utf-8
| <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"/>

is just clueless.

-- 
In memoriam Alan J. Flavell
http://groups.google.com/groups/search?q=author:Alan.J.Flavell
Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 15:14:43 GMT

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