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Re: (frequently asked) question

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2007 19:51:54 +0200
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0706221051j67556e03y4b34e90526c51173@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>
Cc: public-esw-thes@w3.org

On 22/06/07, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a question: what's the right MIME type to use when serving a skos file?
> I'd take a guess it's probably application/skos+xml ?

SKOS is an application of RDF, so presumably the MIME type will depend
on how the RDF is represented - typically application/rdf+xml (which
is the official serialisation given in the RDF specs), although there
are alternatives such as text/rdf+n3 [1], or even one of the HTML
media types for eRDF [2] or RDFa [3].


[1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/Notation3
[2] http://research.talis.com/2005/erdf/wiki/Main/RdfInHtml
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-rdfa-primer/


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