[whatwg] MIME Sniffing spec - http://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org/

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Fri Oct 21 13:19:19 PDT 2011

Thanks.  Fixed.


On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:19 AM, Manish Tripathi
<manish.tripathi.777 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello. I have been trying to implement the algorithm described in the
> article and I believe there is an error in the Section 5, "Binary Data Byte
> Ranges" table, line 1.
> Most probably, the first line should be read as "0x00–0x08", rather than
> "0x00–0x08a". Otherwise, subsequent 2 comparisons would not make sense,
> because they fit into the range "0x00–0x08a". Besides, ASCII text ranges are
> 0x20-0x7E, and if the first row check is applied as is, the sniffer would
> recognize textual data as binary.

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