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[whatwg] MIME Sniffing spec - http://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org/

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2011 10:09:21 +0200
Message-ID: <4EA27A31.8050208@disruptive-innovations.com>
Le 21/10/11 22:19, Adam Barth a ?crit :

> Thanks.  Fixed.

Speaking of that document, I notice section 4 forces the presence of a 
whitespace after the semi-colon preceeding the parameter, eg:

   text/plain; charset=iso-8859-1

This is wrong. Nothing in the MIME or the HTTP specs says such a
whitespace is mandatory. Whitespace is explicitely forbidden between
type and subtype, between parameter-name and parameter-value, but that's
all. AFAIC, |text/plain;charset=iso-8859-1| is perfectly valid and
|text/plain   ;     charset=iso-8859-1| is perfectly valid too.

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