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[whatwg] Configure Apache to send the right MIME type for XHTML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 17:49:19 +0100
Message-ID: <45EEED0F.8080202@gmx.de>
James Graham schrieb:
> I think I don't understand. The difficulty with XHTML has never been 
> about setting the correct MIME type -- this is relatively trivial if you 
> have access to any sort of server configuration. The issue has always 
> been with the fact that browsers process application/xhtml+xml as XML 
> and, sadly, the error handling requirements of XML make it unsuited for 
> the web. Therefore it is undesirable for all but a statistically 

Well, that wouldn't be a problem for content authored by oneself. For 
instance, I'd love to serve my documents as XHTML, but can't because of 
IE. That's the problem.

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2007 08:49:19 UTC

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