[whatwg] Video with MIME type application/octet-stream

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Thu May 20 14:47:01 PDT 2010

On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 2:00 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 5/20/10 5:59 AM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:
>> Hmm. I guess it doesn't add any implementation requirements beyond what
>> you need to handle the complete absence of a Content-Type (which we
>> currently don't handle, but I suppose we should).
> For what it's worth, the above-necko layer in Gecko never sees "absence of
> a Content-Type".  If there isn't one, necko will sniff, period.  Of course
> that sniffing knows nothing about video at the moment, and will likely just
> detect it as application/octet-stream (modulo the extension-sniffing bits).

Ah, right. Thanks.

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