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net/http: content type detection does not work correctly for some documents that start with HTML comments #25771
Some website documents start with "<!--[if IE]" or "<--comment with no space" and some close it without leaving an actual comment like this: "<!--->".
None of these cases are detected correctly because "<!--" htmlSig is treated like a regular HTML tag when in reality behaves slightly differently.
What version of Go are you using (
We follow the algorithm laid out at http://mimesniff.spec.whatwg.org/. According to it, the string
So this is working as intended. If you want this changed, I would suggest raising an issue at https://github.com/whatwg/mimesniff.