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Re: Use cases

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:46:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4D1DD092.6040505@gmx.de>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-html-xml@w3.org
On 31.12.2010 13:09, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> ...
> On the other hand, including arbitrary markup inside a text/html
> document would damage the RESTful architecture of the web because the
> media type text/html could no longer be understood in terms of generic
> semantics like "h1", "mtext", and "rect" (defined by HTML5, MathML,
> and SVG respectively). Authors would presumably break separation of
> ...

It depends. You seem to be saying that compound documents aren't 
"RESTful". That's, IMHO, not correct.

What's essential is that payloads are self-describing, and media types 
that support compound information (for instance, through XML 
namespaces), are completely OK.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 31 December 2010 12:46:52 UTC

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