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

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 19:26:01 -0500
Message-ID: <45EF5819.5090402@metalab.unc.edu>
Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> Alexey Feldgendler wrote:
> 
>> While I totally agree that browser sniffing isn't a way to go, I must say  
>> that Accept headers cannot be used to resolve this because MSIE claims to  
>> support */* in the Accept header that it sends.
> 
> That's not really true. See:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2006Nov/0044.html
> 
> and
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2006Nov/0050.html


Problem is safari will handle application/xhtml+xml but seems to be 
sending */* so the claim that we should only send application/xhtml+xml 
to browsers that explicitly request that type is problematic.

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