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

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Wed Mar 7 16:40:08 PST 2007

Elliotte Harold wrote:

> Problem is safari will handle application/xhtml+xml but seems to be 
> sending */* so the claim that we should only send application/xhtml+xml 
> to browsers that explicitly request that type is problematic.

When I talked to WebKit developers about this, it seemed they considered
their support for real XHTML less reliable than their support for HTML
at that point. So while Safari's Accept header may be suboptimal,
there's nothing terribly wrong with interpreting it the same as IE and
serving it HTML instead.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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