Re: several messages about content sniffing in HTML

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> It's only necessary because the HTTP working group refuses to act in a 
> responsible manner and actually specify how to write an interoperable user 
> agent that is both compatible with the Web and handles invalid content. If 
> HTTP defined how to do this, we wouldn't be stuck with defining it 
> ourselves.
> ...

It would be interesting to know how many pages actually have that 
problem; chat on IRC indicates it is below 1/1000.

It seems to me you're doing overspecification for edge cases here.

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 29 February 2008 23:56:32 UTC