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Re: NEW ISSUE: content sniffing

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Mar 2009 18:35:14 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0903311835h7e030b3j4cc397359cc2c578@mail.gmail.com>
To: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
Cc: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org> wrote:
> I'd be in favour of something like, "The use of different sniffing
> algorithms in different implementations creates [these sorts of
> problems].  Because of that, settling on common sniffing mechanisms is
> important.  To that end, implementations that sniff SHOULD
> [...etc...]."  The explanation of why it's important may sway some
> implementors, and making it a SHOULD recognizes that some will go
> their own way in any case.

This sounds reasonable to me.

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