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Re: Format for type attribute value

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:58:41 +0100
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t127f32f64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 05:16:40 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> 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).

I once did some basic testing on this[1] and when you're sending the  
non-normalized version from the server Internet Explorer will pick the  
first Content-Type header and Firefox and Opera the second. For the  
Location header Internet Explorer and Opera pick the first and Firefox the  


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 20 November 2007 10:58:39 UTC

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