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Re: please add Accept header to http request containing application/xhtml+xml

From: Etienne Miret <elimerl@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 21:11:58 +0200
Message-ID: <480CE6FE.6040902@gmail.com>
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
CC: Dean Edridge <dean@55.co.nz>, www-validator@w3.org

Hi David,

David Dorward wrote:
> I don't think anyone has provided a use case where it would 
> provide a benefit (it is a long thread though, so I might have missed 
> one, please point it out if that is the case).
When a server do content-negotiation and that the validator is unable to 
handle one (or several) of the available media-type. For example when 
plain text, PDF, or MS Word variant are available. Granted, this is a 
rare case, but it actually occurred me once.

> The reasons against might be minute, but the reasons for appear to be 
> non-existent.
I'd say the reasons for are minutes rather than non-existent ;-)


Etienne Miret
Ne m'envoyez pas de fichier Word SVP, je ne peux pas les lire !
Don't send me Word attachments please, I can't read them!
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