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RE: "Hash URIs" and content negotiation

From: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2006 14:56:04 -0500
To: "'Alan Ruttenberg'" <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>, <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: "'Richard Cyganiak'" <richard@cyganiak.de>, "'Semantic Web'" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004201c702a6$c21c26c0$4a741780@bioxiao>

-Alan,

> Personally, I can't tell why content negotiation is a good 
> idea in any context. To my mind it's hiding interesting 
> information in the innards of a network protocol instead 
> having it explicitly available, in say, OWL or RDF.
> 
> If you think I'm way wrong, please do flame me. I'd like to 
> be able to see that it *is* a good idea, if that's possible.

I won't make comment on if it is a good idea or not, but content negotiation
is a necessary mechanism. Accept is in the same spirit of Accept Language,
right? Do you think Accept Language is a good or a bad idea?

Xiaoshu  
Received on Tuesday, 7 November 2006 23:58:41 GMT

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