[whatwg] Appcache feedback (various threads)

Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoermi at gmx.net
Mon Jan 31 16:17:10 PST 2011

* Glenn Maynard wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 6:46 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> > That's far too generic for servers to default to mapping *.manifest to
>> > text/cache-manifest.  For example, Windows uses *.manifest for SxS
>> > assembly manifests.
>> Do they have a MIME type? If not, it doesn't much matter.
>It does if they're ever served by a webserver, because they'll be served
>with a completely unrelated Content-Type.  (Also, the file format is
>actually XML, so arguably they do--application/xml--though I wouldn't
>configure a server that way in general.)

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