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

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 7 12:33:28 PST 2007

On 7 Mar 2007, at 17:07, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> If you're after the fact that browsers don't sniff for XML in text/ 
> html that's because the old HTML WG said so (there's a pointer  
> somewhere out there) and changing that now is impossible given how  
> many authors got XML as text/html "completely wrong".

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-html/2000Sep/0024.html –  
that's the post Anne is referring to (I know of no other time that  
the HTML WG have said anything on this issue).

- Geoffrey Sneddon

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