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Re: NEW ISSUE: content sniffing

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 10:10:09 +0200
To: "Daniel Stenberg" <daniel@haxx.se>, "Adam Barth" <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: "Mark Baker" <mark@coactus.com>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.urq2a7vz64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 02 Apr 2009 09:19:17 +0200, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> wrote:
> Applications that get stuff over HTTP may want to guess the content and  
> ignore the Content-Type. Sure, but that's not HTTP.

So if what Web browsers do is fine, where would be the place to specify  
our sniffing behavior to get interoperable behavior? A lot of other people  
have been saying it is in violation of HTTP, hence us trying to coordinate  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 2 April 2009 08:11:07 UTC

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