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Re: The only name for the xml serialisation of html5

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2007 13:18:16 +0200
Message-ID: <46FF85F8.6030304@gmx.de>
To: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>
CC: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>, Adam Nash <adamn@wirespring.com>, public-html@w3.org

Dean Edridge wrote:
> ...
> Arrrr..umm..., well, not really, when you attempt such a practise your 
> site becomes invalid HTML  [2]. I don't know why you would choose to do 
> this. Maybe stick with HTML4 strict for now until  HTML5 is released. If 
> you want to use XHTML on the web today, you will need to use a XML mime 
> type and  use content negotiation.
> ...

True, but keep in mind that unless you mark the content as 
non-cacheable, you will also have to mark the response with

   Vary: User-Agent

and assign different ETags. Many forget that.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 30 September 2007 11:18:44 UTC

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