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

Adam Barth wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 11:12 PM, Julian Reschke <> wrote:
>> Adam Barth wrote:
>>> I recommend the experiment I mentioned, compiling a browser without
>>> content sniffing and actually trying to use the web for a reasonable
>>> amount of time.
>> Or switch it off in the browser, when on IE7:
>> <>.
> Oh nice, I didn't know about that.  I've attached an (untested) patch
> that I think turns off content sniffing in TOT Firefox for those that
> would like to try this out.

It would be great to have that as an opt-in in FF3 -- it's bad when the 
browser uses content sniffing (or needs to); but it's even worse that 
page authors have no simple way to find out it happened.

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 4 July 2008 06:24:22 UTC