Re: About the media types text/x-php and text/x-php-source
Christoph Anton Mitterer writes ("Re: About the media types text/x-php and text/x-php-source"):
> On Tue, 2012-08-28 at 16:05 +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> > (which were used for execution -- this is what this RFC is about)
> > are obsolete, but not text/plain.
I think this is probably a mistake by the IETF.
> Yep you're right,... I over-read that :D... but this thread goes about
> text/x-php, which I still think would be wrong,... not about marking
> them as text/plain.
Do you think then that the source code language (eg for syntax
highlighting or whatever) should never be represented in a mime type ?
Or perhaps it should be an attribute ?
> > about the language, even though it is not standard (hence the "x-").
> Yeah,.. could... but... I think adding a x- type for widespread use
> should always be the last solution, sooner or later these may cause
I don't agree with this.
> And if e.g. an email client is smart enough to know that
> rather display it.
In the latter case we need to teach _all_ user agents to display
former case we only need to teach anything to those user agents for
which text/we think a prettier display than that available for
text/plain is desirable.