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Re: Sniffing and HTTP-bis (ACTION-309)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 06 Dec 2009 14:14:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4B1BAE2C.3090908@gmx.de>
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
CC: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> ...
> So, what's interesting about this to me is that
>  a) Adam Barth's current mime-sniff draft [1] rules it out (because
>     text/plain to text/html is classified as privilege escalation,
>     because text/html is 'scriptable');

But as far as I understand it it *does* sniff text/plain as text/html in 
some cases (when certain control characters are found in the right place).

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Sunday, 6 December 2009 13:14:56 UTC

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