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Re: Accept header recipe in Best Practices

From: Chris Welty <cawelty@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 12:12:15 -0400
Message-ID: <469CEA5F.8040209@gmail.com>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: public-swbp-wg@w3.org, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>, Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>


I think this went to the wrong list (the old SWBP list).


Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> Comment on http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-swbp-vocab-pub-20060314/
> The recipe for responding to an accept header only respond to a header 
> hich EXACTLY matches
> "application/rdf+xml".    However, a client may send (and often will) a 
> header with many  comma-separated values, and they may have quality 
> parameters (q=0.xx).
> This is a serious problem as people are copying the recipe, and making 
> we sites which do not work.
> If some version of the document could be fixed as soon as possible to a 
> recipe that works it would be great.
> Tim BL

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Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2007 16:13:32 UTC

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