[whatwg] HTTP/filesystem World Re: several messages about XML syntax and HTML5
karl at w3.org
Mon Dec 4 21:33:33 PST 2006
Le 5 déc. 2006 à 11:38, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Karl Dubost wrote:
>> 2. When people edit files locally on their filesystem (outside HTTP
>> world) and they put them online through FTP (outside HTTP world), to
>> finally reach a folder controlled by a Web server (inside HTTP
>> troubles are starting.
> There aren't really any troubles, though, since the problem has always
> been with getting people to use MIME types other than text/html,
> and here
> we're saying "use text/html".
they are troubles when servers use another mime type than "text/
html", people do not choose their mime type and they do not know what
User X is writing a file like the ol' time home page. Give a name to
the file "boo.doc", "boo.txt", "boo.cool". User X uploads the file on
the Web server.
There are troubles.
The only way to fix that will be to have URI management on the
server, but still that would mean that the author of pages would be
authentified in a Web way and the user would understand the meaning
The question comes because it would be interesting to have a
mechanism to help to fix the mimetype when necessary.
Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
QA Weblog - http://www.w3.org/QA/
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