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RE: XHTML vs HTML media types

> RFC 2854 describes the applicability of 'text/html'; I would like to
> ask that any document that talks about the any other MIME type that
> might be used at least refer to it.

> I actually think that the double 'x' in 'xhtml+xml' is redundant,
> and that 'application/html+xml' might be more appropriate.

Interesting notion. On the one hand, you're right that it is redundant,
on the other, html+xml doesn't embed the XHTML "name" in the media type.

On the whole I think I agree with you, although I do see the case for
having xhtml+xml.