Re: Microsoft's "I mean it" content-type parameter

Dave Singer wrote:
>>> ...
>>> Also, it might it be invoked by servers which report *no* Content-Type?
>>> ...
>> Well, that's totally ok. Servers that do not know the Content-Type of 
>> a resource should not guess, which in turn allows the recipient to sniff.
> but, as far as I can tell, there is no "unknown" content-type, is there?

The way to signal "unknown" is not to send a Content-Type header at all. 
As far as I understand, this is what happens with httpd trunk when you 
set the DefaultType to "none".

BR, Julian

Received on Thursday, 3 July 2008 16:18:09 UTC