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Re: The non-polyglot elephant in the room

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:04:09 -0500
Message-ID: <CANr5HFV7NcPjBLoekqD4D+BEvXdrKyepUu=QKW9jV2=rXuoa+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Jan 21, 2013 2:14 PM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
wrote:
> > Please correct me if my characterization is wrong, but it appears to me
that
> > this entire affair is about content-type (mime type) squatting i.e.,
trying
> > to squeeze (X)HTML into content-type: text/html. If this is true, why on
> > earth would such an endeavor be encouraged by the W3C or its TAG?
>
> Maybe because XML is listed quite prominently under "What is Web
> architecture?" in http://www.w3.org/2004/10/27-tag-charter.html though
> I would consider that particular part of the charter misguided. (It's
> also not at all practiced these days.)

Fixing *that* might be something for the TAG to encourage.

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