[webkit-dev] Re: XHTML, XML and WebKit editing
mjs at apple.com
Fri Sep 15 09:09:45 PDT 2006
On Sep 15, 2006, at 1:18 AM, Dan Villiom Podlaski Christiansen wrote:
> David D. Kilzer wrote:
>> You should really read this web page if you're not sending xhtml as
> I was writing a small web application recently, and I - naturally -
> served my XHTML 1.1 as the MIME type prescribed by the standard.
> However, I ran into two issues:
> 1) Internet Explorer 6 on windows does not recognise the MIME type,
> asking the user where to save it.
> 2) Using Safari - with both released and (then) trunk WebKit -
> cookies didn't work. I've filed this bug in radar.
> So until the bugs are fixed WebKit, and IE7 sees widespread
> acceptance, I'd say the world isn't ready for application/xhtml+xml.
IE7 won't support XHTML either.
I think the upshot is that you should make your content into proper
HTML and serve it as text/html, if you want to serve it on the web.
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