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Re: text/xhtml+xml vs. application/xhtml+xml

Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:

> Bottom line: text/xml, application/foo+xml and (to a lesser degree)
> application/xml are all useful. We should provide them all and give
> people clear guidelines on their use so that we can avoid the abuse
> we see with text/html.

In effect, application/xml is a proxy for x-whatever1/whatever2+xml,
which by the rules for "x-" (don't interpret it unless you know
what you are doing) can't be treated as XML by ignorant processors.

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