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Re: [css-d] mr mom and angstdei dot com

Sent by Andrew Clover on 25 January 2002 15:03

Timothy D. Tolle [EMAIL-REMOVED]> wrote:

> This is a problem. I'm using shared hosting, so I can't go and change 
> the server's MIME types myself. I wonder how often people run into this 
> problem. Do most web servers now install with CSS MIME types enabled?

Yes, and have done for years. Having no MIME mapping for CSS is very weak
indeed. Complain at your hosting company.

> It seems like it would put a lot of load on the W3 servers if browsers
> continually hit them for the information.

Yes. Luckily this doesn't happen, partly because a good browser would
already know what the PUBLIC identifier '-//W3C XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN'
referred to and so would not need to download the external DTD, but mostly
because current browsers are generally tagsoup munchers with no idea what
a system identitier is anyway.

Andrew Clover
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