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Re: Re-registration of text/html

From: Karl Dubost <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 11:10:02 -0500
Message-Id: <BACCCFE9-E242-4327-8F83-4928493B743B@la-grange.net>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Le 21 févr. 2010 à 04:35, Julian Reschke a écrit :
> What's important is whether the new text/html will allow existing HTML4 content to stay valid; content including things like @profile, for instance. Right now it doesn't, and I believe that is a problem.

Also, "text/html" is mentionned in at least two other documents:

    On Thu, 01 Aug 2002 15:12:27 GMT
    In XHTML Media Types
    At http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/NOTE-xhtml-media-types-20020801/#text-html

    [long section cut]


    On Thu, 01 Aug 2002 13:56:02 GMT
    In XHTML 1.0: The Extensible HyperText Markup Language (Second Edition)
    At http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#media

    5.1. Internet Media Type

    XHTML Documents which follow the guidelines set 
    forth in Appendix C, "HTML Compatibility 
    Guidelines" may be labeled with the Internet Media 
    Type "text/html" [RFC2854], as they are compatible 
    with most HTML browsers. Those documents, and any 
    other document conforming to this specification, 
    may also be labeled with the Internet Media Type 
    "application/xhtml+xml" as defined in [RFC3236]. 
    For further information on using media types with 
    XHTML, see the informative note [XHTMLMIME].

Karl Dubost
Montréal, QC, Canada
Received on Wednesday, 24 February 2010 16:10:14 UTC

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