Re: More suggestions for issues to be closed (http-mime-override)

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Dan Connolly<> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 00:38 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> [...]
>> ISSUE-28: http-mime-override - Content type rules in HTML 5 overlaps
>> with the HTTP specification?
>>    The HTML5 spec completely defers to Adam Barth's MIME sniffing
>> draft. Thus, the HTML5 spec text at issue here no longer exist. This
>> issue should be closed.
> Since Barth's draft is cited normatively, it's still in
> the HTML 5 spec, just by reference.
> I'm looking to see whether there's consensus in the HTTP community
> around Adam Barth's draft... I can't tell yet.

The consensus opinion in the HTTPbis working group is that sniffing is
not in conflict with the HTTPbis RFC.  See, for example, the handling

and this message from the chair of the working group:

I think we can safely close at this point.


Received on Saturday, 15 August 2009 14:25:20 UTC