Re: About the media types text/x-php and text/x-php-source
Vincent Lefevre writes ("Re: About the media types text/x-php and text/x-php-source"):
> On 2012-08-28 11:43:32 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > But the clients aren't broken. They simply haven't been taught about
> > every possible programming language. That is not a bug. There will
> > always be some language whose special mime type is not implemented
> > everywhere.
> An advantage of text/* is that there isn't a need to teach them.
That's precisely my point.
> However the sender must make sure that the provided charset is
> Now, the sender could also provide a charset with
> application/*, in which case the recipient client should know
> that this is necessarily text.
Is that actually written down in the MIME specs anywhere ? I wouldn't
have thought that would be a safe assumption at all.