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Why don’t tag feeds work with Opera’s feed-reader?

I've noticed that the RSS feeds (https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/user/USERID) are sent with wrong header. They are sent as text/html instead of text/xml, application/xml or application/rss+xml.

Does it have a reason? I think it's a bug.

marked as duplicate by random, Jeff Atwood Sep 2 '09 at 14:33

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  • Mimes are notoriously hard to work with. – Ólafur Waage Sep 2 '09 at 13:18
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    Indeed - if you get them wrong, they often fail silently... – Jon Skeet Sep 2 '09 at 13:21
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    @Jon Skeet: ಠ_ಠ – Welbog Sep 2 '09 at 13:30
  • @Jon: nominations for best comment ever have been submitted. – Andy Mikula Sep 2 '09 at 16:47

Blame it on IIS7.

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