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Re: XHTML 1.1 as text/html

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2007 11:00:46 +0900
Message-Id: <D07DEDFA-7A3C-4FF0-8333-6DC5BF1A59C4@w3.org>
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
To: Sierk Bornemann <sierkb@gmx.de>

Le 27 avr. 2007 à 21:07, Sierk Bornemann a écrit :
> Am 27.04.2007 um 01:39 schrieb Karl Dubost:
>> 2. So far sending XHTML 1.1 as application/xhtml+xml is wrong
> What do you mean with this sentence? I don't get it clearly.

need coffee and sleep
	text/html, I meant

>>    (Note btw, that once the validator sends accept header  
>> application, the
>>     configuration mistake of Sierk would not be detected, which is  
>> bad too)
> What do you mean with this sentence? I don't get it clearly.
> What kind of Accept Header precisely will Validator send?
> What does "once the validator sends accept header application"  
> clearly means?
> Why wouldn't it be detected by my configuration either?

If you have configured to send
	XHTML 1.1 as text/html to IE. It is wrong
if the validator sees only the version you send with the appropriate  
mime-type, then your case for IE stays undetected and you perpetuate  
your mistake.

> Would you point each user out there to configure his browser/OS so,  
> that Firefox will open, if he wants to surf a XHTML webpage, which  
> is served with "appliocation/xhtml+xml"?
> I think, you wouldn't. Because that's far from being practical for  
> public. If that is your intention, then XHTML 1.1 and all  
> successors have no chance to be used public and they would never have.

I explained what I was doing.

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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