[whatwg] Configure Apache to send the right MIME type for XHTML

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Mar 7 07:49:52 PST 2007

On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 13:27:23 +0100, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/xml/library/x-tipapachexhtml/

This seems worse than  
http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/03/19/dive-into-xml.html which was written  
long ago. However, that article also has some flaws in not taking into  
account q values properly. Subsequent articles appeared on the web that  
have addressed this problem. The solution from your article might give  
trouble for search engines, for instance.

Then of course there are some interoperability issues with XHTML and  
entities that haven't really been sorted out yet...

Personally I'd just give everyone HTML unless they specifically ask for  
XML and even then those tools should be capable of handling HTML imo.  
After all, it's the exchange format of the web.

Anne van Kesteren

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