[whatwg] Will you consider about RFC 4329?
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Apr 5 13:10:10 PDT 2010
On Mon, 5 Apr 2010, Swampert wrote:
> In your HTML5 draft standard, the default value for type attribute in
> serve XHTML1.1/XHTML5 webpages as application/xhtml+xml, why don't we
> not just being pragmatic.
application/ doesn't mean the type describes an application, it means the
type describes binary application data that doesn't fit other categories.
> Even though IE doesn't welcome the new MIME type ( IE even don't welcome
> application/xhtml+xml ), changing the default type for script doesn't
> bring any trouble, and won't break the web. Because when the type
> attribute is absent, IE can still run the script. We can just let modern
> browsers regard script as the right MIME type.
I think a better solution would be to fix RFC 4329 to match deployed reality.
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