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Re: please reivew mobileOK Basic Tests 1.0 (offlist)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 10:56:28 +0200
To: "Laurens Holst" <lholst@students.cs.uu.nl>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ttuq4elm64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 10:50:10 +0200, Laurens Holst  
<lholst@students.cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren schreef:
>> On another point, Content-Type of the response for both image and
>> style sheet requests is simply ignored. The image type is determined
>> through sniffing and in case of a linked style sheet it is simply
>> parsed as CSS. This is more or less required for user agents if they
>> want to support web pages out there.
> Browsers may be forced to do this (…), but it won’t exactly help the
> situation if this is legitimised by a W3C test accepting this.

Advising to the contrary will only lead to increased development cost for  
new browsers trying to enter the market as they have to reverse other  
browser engines.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2007 09:00:50 UTC

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