Re: [WICD] comments

On 1/31/06, Bjoern Hoehrmann <> wrote:
> * Mark Baker wrote:
> >Actually, it's generally agreed in IETF circles that "text/html" was
> >the incorrect type to use for HTML, which is the reason the former
> >HTML WG opted for "application/xhtml+xml" for XHTML.  See;
> >
> >
> It seems turning some opinion on the "general consensus of the MIME
> community" into a statement of fact about "IETF circles" is quite a
> stretch...

The referenced message from the ietf-xml-mime archive was just one
example.  As a member of those "IETF circles", I stand by my statement
that the use of text/* is generally frowned upon for use with XML.

I can provide pointers to other evidence of this if Bert requires.


Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2006 06:21:58 UTC