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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: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 18:04:56 +0100
Message-ID: <479A16B8.8000708@gmx.de>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> 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...

Yes, it would. In the meantime it would be nice if HTML5 wouldn't 
require ("MUST") a behavior that is in conflict with WEBARCH, and may be 
   unneeded a few years from now.

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 25 January 2008 17:05:16 UTC

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