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Re: [p3-payload] Media-Type -- Two Values, One Cup Anti-Pattern?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2012 01:01:03 +0700
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Robert Bergman <robert.bergman@gmail.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-Id: <86C65684-58BD-4E03-910A-8FFEBB5166AD@mnot.net>
To: Ray Polk <raypolk@gmail.com>

On 19/01/2012, at 11:53 PM, Ray Polk wrote:

> Maybe discussion out band is less apt to receive a response?
> 
> ...and does anyone else have any thoughts in this area?  Am I talking nonsense?  Or is everyone just scared to gainsay Dr. Fielding?  ;-)
> 
> To summarize my position:
> 
> Two+ values in one cup/bucket/variable/column/header is bad.

Yes, but (as I think Roy covered), it's not practical to change things now. We're not trying for perfect, just interoperable.

Cheers,


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Mark Nottingham
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