Re: Validator doesn't send HTTP_ACCEPT headers, "Conflict between Mime Type and Document Type" warning is incorrect.

Hi Olivier,

On 31/07/07, olivier Thereaux <> wrote:
> On Jul 31, 2007, at 14:07 , Andries Louw Wolthuizen wrote:
> > Try it for yourself, setup a page with:
> >
> Trying to work around browser bugs is very understandable, but an
> improvement to this technique would be to use application/xhtml+xml
> as the *default*, as it should be for XHTML 1.1. Not the other way
> around. Hence:
> * if accept headers present, and application/xhtml+xml not accepted,
> send text/html
> * else, send application/xhtml+xml
> I think this would be a much more sane behavior. Gez? What do you think?

Yes - as XHTML 1.1 should not be delivered with a MIME type of
text/html, the approach outlined here is far more sensible.



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Received on Tuesday, 31 July 2007 12:19:40 UTC