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Re: Explicit vs Implicit URIs (aka "blanket statements or not")

From: Johannes Koch <johannes.koch@fit.fraunhofer.de>
Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 23:31:21 +0200
Message-ID: <44610A29.4040308@fit.fraunhofer.de>
To: public-wai-ert@w3.org

Carlos Iglesias wrote:
> Maybe. From WCAG2 Conformance section [1]:
> <blockquote>
> If multiple representations can be retrieved from a URI through content
> negotiation, then the conformance claim would be for the Web unit that
> is returned when no negotiation is conducted (unless the server returns
 > an error for that condition, in which case one of the negotiated forms
 > must comply)
> </blockquote>

Situation: A server is configured to serve
* an XHTML version,
* an HTML version, or
* an SVG version
accoding to the clients capabilities mentioned in the Accept header. 
Which version is used for the conformance claim? Is is a version that 
would be served when no Accept header was sent? Even then content 
negotiation is conducted.

Johannes Koch - Competence Center BIKA
Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT.LIFE)
Schloss Birlinghoven, D-53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany
Phone: +49-2241-142628
Received on Tuesday, 9 May 2006 21:32:07 UTC

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