Re: Support Existing Content

On Wed, 2 May 2007, Philip Taylor (Webmaster) wrote:

> L. David Baron wrote:
>> If you want strict error handling rules, you need to introduce them
>> before anyone handles the content that they're for, which
>> essentially means before anybody handles the MIME type of the format
>> they're sent in.
> Yes, I had come to the same conclusion.  "application/html"
> is one possibility, but there may already be browsers that
> accept it; "text/html5" seems pretty safe at first sight.

Surely this goes far beyond the scope of the charter:

This group will maintain and produce incremental revisions to the HTML 

To me, a new MIME type implies a new language. Therefore, in my view, this 
is nowhere near "incremental revisions".


Received on Wednesday, 2 May 2007 20:30:14 UTC