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- From: David Brownell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: MURATA Makoto <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 10:45:17 -0800
MURATA Makoto wrote:
> David Brownell wrote:
> > Again, no it doesn't. The idea is to get the web server to
> > attach the correct MIME content type, which is NOT "text/xml"
> > in many/most cases. Authors must rely on the administrator
> > not breaking their content, and this is part of it.
> "application/xml" is appropriate for some XML data. On the other
> hand, if you do not want to miss fallback to text/plain, "text/xml"
> is the right choice.
True -- but if there's one basic rule that seems safer
than another, it's "default to application/xml" rather
than "assume ASCII and stick to text/xml"! :-)
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