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Re: allowing sniffed type list to be extensible? No.

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 01:06:40 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906050106n3ef79351l91719b89737e97f5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Lisa Dusseault <lisa.dusseault@messagingarchitects.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com> wrote:
> There's no justification for allowing video@src or audio@src to be
> sniffed. It just opens the door to more problems, and is not supported
> by the justification of backward-compatibility with deployed content --
> is there any other justification, besides someone "sort of expect"ing
> it?

I've removed all mention of audio or video sniffing (previously, there
was a sniffing rule for MP3s).  Because the algorithm default to not
sniffing, this has the effect you requested.

Received on Friday, 5 June 2009 08:07:38 UTC

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