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

Philip Jägenstedt philipj at opera.com
Tue Sep 7 06:16:28 PDT 2010

On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 14:56:38 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 9/7/10 4:11 AM, Philip Jägenstedt wrote:
>> It's garbage in at least UTF-8, Big5 and GBK.
> Thanks.  I assume that applies to the OggS\0 sequence too, right?  I  
> appreciate the data!

UTF-8, Big5 and GBK are all (as far as I know) ASCII supersets. Do  
real-world text documents include \0 bytes? (I don't know.)

>> I'm not sure what infrastructure is in place, but perhaps one could
>> *not* sniff if Content-Type also indicates an encoding?
> As long as "indicates an encoding" doesn't include UTF-8 or ISO-8859-1  
> (thanks, Apache!), that should be reasonable, I think.

Are you saying that Apache has, at various times, set the default  
character encoding to UTF-8 or ISO-8859-1? I was hoping that no encoding  
parameter at all would be sent :/

Philip Jägenstedt
Core Developer
Opera Software

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