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Re: XHTML 1.1 as text/html

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2007 16:03:43 +0100
To: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070426150343.GB15345@us-lot.org>

On Thu, Apr 26, 2007 at 12:25:30PM +0200, Sierk Bornemann wrote:
> Because validator 0.8 beta doesn't send an accept header to the  
> webserver, the webserver doesn't know, that the validator also  
> accepts "application/xhtml+xml".

That's a bug in the webserver then. The HTTP spec says to assume that
a client supports everything if it doesn't say otherwise.

> The easist and in my eyes the user-friendliest solution would be, if  
> the validator 0.8 beta simply would send an accept header and would  
> behave in this manner like a common client.

In my eyes, the user-friendlyiest solution would be if your server
didn't serve a document under a mime type marked SHOULD NOT under any

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Thursday, 26 April 2007 15:03:45 UTC

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