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Re: ISSUE-28 (http-mime-override): Content type rules in HTML 5 overlaps with the HTTP specification? [HTML Principles/Requirements]

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 10:59:13 -0600
Message-ID: <479A1561.2080905@mit.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> It's also worth noting that in httpd trunk, the new default is *not* to 
> send a content type at all when it is unknown. Thus, the original 
> problem (in Apache) has finally been fixed.

Indeed.  And perhaps 5-8 years from now the install base of this new Apache will 
be high enough that we can ditch the text/plain sniffing.  That would be nice...

-Boris
Received on Friday, 25 January 2008 16:58:52 UTC

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