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Re: Re-registration of text/html

From: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 08:28:19 -0800
Message-ID: <F2A278BB4E254431B0C0E9590E6A9F19@joe1446a4150a8>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Karl Dubost" <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
typo; sorry. I meant text/html.

> What is happening to this source code case when you send it with a 
> proper text/plain on the server side?
>
> <object
>    data="http://example.org/source/example.html"
>    type="text/plain">
>    <p>Source code of the
>    <a href="/source/example.html">HTML file</a></p>
> </object>
>

Whatever the mime, if the data could not be fetched and displayed as 
an object contenxt, then the text would be shown. If the resource 
could be run, then the <.p> would never appear.

Good Luck,
Joe


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl+w3c@la-grange.net>
Cc: <public-html@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 7:24 AM
Subject: Re: Re-registration of text/html


On Sun, 2010-02-28 at 08:46 -0500, Karl Dubost wrote:
> Le 25 févr. 2010 à 16:57, Dan Connolly a écrit :
> >  Serving a document as text/plain licenses processing
> >  by user agents as specified in this spec.
> >  (specifically, section 8.2 Parsing HTML documents)
> >  Documents served as text/plain *should* conform
> >  to the HTML 5 syntax, but consumers should beware
> >  that existing content varies considerably; note especially
> >  section 11 on Obsolete features.
>
>
> text/plain? I might misunderstand.

typo; sorry. I meant text/html.

> What is happening to this source code case when you send it with a 
> proper text/plain on the server side?
>
> <object
>    data="http://example.org/source/example.html"
>    type="text/plain">
>    <p>Source code of the
>    <a href="/source/example.html">HTML file</a></p>
> </object>
>
>
>


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