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Re: Font MIME types

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:30:10 +0200
Message-ID: <551EB202.1010804@exyr.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/04/15 11:15, David Woolley wrote:
> On 03/04/15 09:52, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I'm defining X-Content-Type-Options which can be used to prevent
>> sniffing. I think it would make sense to support this header for
>> various font loading features that currently ignore MIME types.
>> However, that requires a list of font MIME types. Where should we keep
>> the definitive list? In the Font Loading specification?
> There is only one place for a definitive list of MIME media types, and
> that is IANA
> <http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/media-types.xhtml>.  Of
> course there may be lots of people abusing the system by inventing their
> own type names and not registering them.

I believe Anne is talking not about a list of all MIME types ever 
registered, but about a small subset that every browser would be 
expected to support. (And perhaps browsers would even be expected to 
*not* recognize MIME types that are not on that list.)

Simon Sapin
Received on Friday, 3 April 2015 15:30:36 UTC

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