Update MIME type parser

Issue #14995014 • Assigned to Divya G.


Anne v.
Dec 7, 2017
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MIME Sniffing Standard

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I’ve filed a couple other bugs on more specific changes you might want to make sooner, but overall I think you want to change you parser more significantly to align with


Ideally it’s reusable so it can be used for implementing various JavaScript APIs.

https://github.com/w3c/web-platform-tests/pull/7764 has tests.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Divya G.”

    • Note that https://github.com/whatwg/mimesniff/pull/79 proposes to make a small tweak to the parser and serializer. Let me know if you’d prefer a separate bug.

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