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Re: Use cases

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2011 15:40:37 +0100
Message-ID: <4D1F3CE5.6050404@gmx.de>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>, public-html-xml@w3.org
On 31.12.2010 14:17, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Julian Reschke<julian.reschke@gmx.de>  wrote:
>> What's essential is that payloads are self-describing, and media types that
>> support compound information (for instance, through XML namespaces), are
>> completely OK.
>
> We're not talking about random media types, but text/html
> specifically. Hypermedia formats have a special place within REST
> architecture:
>
> http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/rest-apis-must-be-hypertext-driven
>
> Sprinkingly some namespaces around does not magically produce a
> document that software can turn into a human-friendly hypermedia
> interface.
> ...

It may or may not.

How is this in any way different from using Microdata, RDFa, script 
elements or data-* attributes, though? After all, it's just a different 
way of embedding the information.

Best regards, Julian
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