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[whatwg] PaceEntryMediatype

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2006 00:27:36 -0800
Message-ID: <45767EF8.6080505@gmail.com>
Actually, for the form "application/atom+xml;type=entry" it's more
likely that browsers will completely ignore the type param as they do
currently.

- James

fantasai wrote:
> [snip]
> That means rel="feed" won't be implied on an Atom Entry document whether
> the
> new MIME type syntax is chosen to be
>   application/atom.entry+xml
> or
>   application/atom+xml;type=entry
> 
> It also won't be implied on an Atom feed document if the syntax
>   application/atom+xml;type=feed
> or
>   application/atom+xml;type=archive
> is used, as was suggested earlier. This gives us a way to say
>   <link rel="alternate" href="[..]" type="[atom]">
> without implying
>   <link rel="alternate feed" href="[..]" type="[atom]">
> and without dropping the 'type' attribute entirely (which was the other
> solution pointed out on the whatwg list).
> 
> ~fantasai
> 
> 
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