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Re: Format for type attribute value

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 22:16:40 -0600
Message-ID: <47425FA8.5070000@mit.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: "public-html@w3.org List" <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Multiple media-type values? What would that be good for?

Rendering the web?  In particular, it's not uncommon for servers (esp. when CGIs 
are involved) to produce things like:

   Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1
   Content-Type: text/plain

which then get normalized to:

   Content-Type: text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1, text/plain

Not sure where that normalization happens offhand (server end or Gecko end).

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