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Re: Versioning re-visited (was : mixed signals on "Writing HTML documents", tutorial, etc.)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 21:19:49 -0400
Message-ID: <467B23B5.4030905@us.ibm.com>
To: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Thomas Broyer wrote:
> If a future evolution of HTML needs to be incompatible with "HTML 5",
> it will "just" have to have another media type. This will ensure that
> "legacy UAs" won't fail at processing this eventual "new HTML".

That approach works best if Content-Type is treated as authoritative.

- Sam Ruby

(Still a bit grumpy about not being able to serve data which contains 
fragments of feeds as 'text/plain')
Received on Friday, 22 June 2007 01:20:05 UTC

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