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[Bug 6684] Disregard of RFC 4329 and IANA MIME Media Types

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Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2009 19:56:08 +0000
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Sierk Bornemann <sierkb@gmx.de> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |




--- Comment #27 from Sierk Bornemann <sierkb@gmx.de>  2009-04-02 19:56:07 ---
(In reply to comment #26)
> Based on these comments I changed the note in the spec to: "Similarly, the MIME
> type used to refer to JavaScript in this specification is text/javascript,
> since that is the most commonly used type, despite it being an officially
> obsoleted type according to RFC 4329. [RFC4329]"

Why not also calling the per RFC 4329 recommended Mimetypes per name and
saying, what Mimetypes RFC 4329 recommends instead??

What about section 4.3.1.1 Scripting languages
(http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#scriptingLanguages) and the
whole zoo of mimetypes?
Although the Spec-Draft says "User agents may support other MIME types and
other languages", where is the note also in that section, that RFC 4329 does
make a clear cleanup and recommendation at that point in favour of manageable
(and easy to memorizy) 2 Mimetypes?

BTW: I've reopened the bug, because you tend to move and make some
modifications (and the fact, that there _are_ in fact modifications to the
Spec, contradict the Status "RESOLVED WONTFIX" of this Bug). OK for you?


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