[whatwg] Style sheet loading and parsing (over HTTP)

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Fri May 25 02:43:12 PDT 2007

Ian Hickson wrote:
> Note that the HTML5 spec requires browsers not to convert text/plain to a 
> more dangerous type (text/plain is either treated as text/plain or 
> application/octet-stream according to the spec).


Although I also mention my story as a general counterpoint to the "Well, 
obviously the browser should Do The Right Thing if the Content-Type is 
wrong" viewpoint. Content sniffing can have security consequences.


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