Re: Unknown text/* subtypes

On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 03:26:46 +0100, Frank Ellermann  
<> wrote:
>> One reason for the problems with text/xml was that the
>> original MIME default of US-ASCII was enforced. This made
>> it impossible to serve XML documents with internal 'charset'
>> information only as text/xml.
> The odd text/xml case is different, there's a MUST somewhere
> in the text/xml spec.  But nobody treats text/html as "default
> Latin-1" ignoring the internal declaration.

FWIW, I don't know of any software (apart from maybe the Universal Feed  
Parser) that doesn't treat text/xml as it treats application/xml.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Friday, 28 December 2007 08:49:46 UTC