[whatwg] Sanctity of MIME types

Robert Sayre sayrer at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 08:32:01 PST 2006

On 12/5/06, Sam Ruby <rubys at intertwingly.net> wrote:
> I have a request.  It would be nice if the sniffing algorithm made an
> exception for "text/plain".

It would be nice, but

> Use case:
> http://svn.smedbergs.us/wordpress-atom10/tags/0.6/wp-atom10-comments.php

Fixed in FF, btw. text/plain sniffing in Mozilla dates from this bug:


1.120 <bzbarsky at mit.edu> 2004-01-07 19:56
Work around misconfiguration in default Apache installs that makes it claim all
sorts of stuff as text/plain.



Robert Sayre

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