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

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 07:24:17 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0908150724h57d0dc0ck66aa662244f0f13@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Dan Connolly<connolly@w3.org> 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?
>>    http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/28
>>    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
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/28 at this point.

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

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