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Re: Microsoft's "I mean it" content-type parameter

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 22:01:33 +0100
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Cc: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, 'HTTP Working Group' <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, public-html@w3.org, public-html-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080703210133.GB13375@shareable.org>

Sam Ruby wrote:
> http://feedvalidator.org/testcases/atom/1.1/brief-noerror.xml

> This is a testcase (you might have guessed such from the URI).  It
> has been served as application/xml for years.  Sometime during the
> that period a number of uppity browsers one by one decided to throw
> out the rules that have guided the development of the internet and
> that they knew better than I did as to how this data was intended to
> be displayed.

What's the problem with this resource?

I'm assuming that one-by-one uppity browsers includes Firefox, as
there aren't many major browser engines.  The resource seems to behave
fine in Firefox.

-- Jamie
Received on Friday, 4 July 2008 08:53:25 UTC

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