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Re: Questions about draft-abarth-mime-sniff-00

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 15:56:22 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905301556g58295daekb25ddfaab96cafc9@mail.gmail.com>
To: Lisa Dusseault <lisa.dusseault@messagingarchitects.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Lisa Dusseault
<lisa.dusseault@messagingarchitects.com> wrote:
> That makes more sense now.  It might be nice to specifically mention that
> the threat model assumes that the server can lie about Content-Type anyway,
> and in the security considerations warn that a server might trick clients
> into handling one content type as another if the client isn't careful.

Thanks.  I've added this note to the draft.  Let me know if you'd like
more exposition here.

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