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Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-29: mime type of RDFa document

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 14:43:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4677CF7D.8070604@w3.org>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
CC: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
I understand. However, and this is probably my answer to the original
ISSUE: I do not think we have *any* feasible alternative than to follow
the MIME type of the 'host' document.

Ivan

Dan Brickley wrote:
> 
> Ivan Herman wrote:
>> Dan,
>>
>> not pushing aside your question (for which I do not have a clear answer
>> at the moment, I must admit), can you explain how this issue influences
>> the original ISSUE-29?
> 
> Sure. Mime types define semantics of #blah. There are established, but
> different, precedents for the existing RDF and XHTML mimetypes. I wanted
> to make sure that if the XHTML mime type route is taken, there is no
> unexpected impact on #blah usage for non-document resources.
> 
> Does that make sense?
> 
> Dan
> 

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