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[whatwg] Video with MIME type application/octet-stream

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 20:53:42 +0200
Message-ID: <op.vc0pfswxidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Thu, 20 May 2010 20:18:43 +0200, David Singer <singer at apple.com> wrote:

> It's an error to have a parameter that isn't valid for the mime type, so  
> are you suggesting (a) that you throw away the parameter as it's invalid  
> or (b) since it's an error to supply application/octet-stream as the  
> mime type in the first place, we may as well process its invalid  
> parameter in an attempt to recover?

I'm just suggesting that it should be defined what to do when you get  
application/octet-stream with parameters. I don't care which handling that  
is, or whether it's valid or why the specific handling was chosen.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 20 May 2010 11:53:42 UTC

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