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

Philip Jägenstedt philipj at opera.com
Tue Sep 7 06:03:55 PDT 2010

On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 14:54:15 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 9/7/10 6:52 AM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
>> It hasn't been explicitly stated, but I assume that the only cases where
>> sniffing for video formats would be employed would be for missing
>> Content-Type, text/plain and application/octet-stream.
> That's not what at least Aryeh is proposing, no.  Also not what at least  
> some of the browsers implement.

Oops, I was talking about top-level contexts here. In a <video> context,  
always ignoring the Content-Type and always sniffing is the most sane  
solution (apart from always respecting Content-Type).

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software

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