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Re: Re-registration of text/html

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 15:57:13 +0100
Message-ID: <4B97B349.4080902@gmx.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTMLwg <public-html@w3.org>
On 10.03.2010 15:51, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> ...
>> On the other hand, what concrete badness would ensue if we decide to
>> allow HTML 4.01 as well?
>
> Authors could be mislead into using a spec that is known to be vague as a reference. But then, to believe that that's concrete badness, one needs to believe that authors pay attention to MIME type registrations...
>
> (I expect UA implementors to track HTML5 for implementing text/html consumption regardless of what the MIME type registration says.)
> ...

Right. And I don't see a problem recommending that. But that's different 
from what we have now.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 10 March 2010 14:57:53 UTC

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