IE5.0 does not conform to RFC2376

MURATA Makoto murata at
Wed Mar 31 06:54:49 BST 1999

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.


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