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Re: Broken Conneg on the Lists' Search Interface

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 14:50:25 -0600
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@miscoranda.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1197751825.4355.67.camel@localhost>
Hi Sean,

I'll forward to the systems team. Thank you,

 _ Ian

On Sat, 2007-12-15 at 18:00 +0000, Sean B. Palmer wrote:
> When I request the W3C List Archives' search interface in my Firefox
> modified to accept RDF, I get the following response:
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
> <rdf:RDF xmlns:email="http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/pim/email#"
>     xmlns:log="http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/log#"
>     xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
>     xmlns:search="http://www.w3.org/Team/2001/09/search/search.pl#"
>     xmlns:session="http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/perl/modules/W3C/Util/W3CDebugCGI.pm">
> 
>     <rdf:Description rdf:about="" session:id="1197732779.352810"/>
> 
> </rdf:RDF>
> 
> - http://www.w3.org/Search/Mail/Public/search?type-index=www-tag&index-type=t
> 
> This is not an acceptable level of degradation between variants.
> Please don't send RDF at all when I request a webpage that should
> enable me to search the W3C list archives! There's no RDF language
> that allows search forms yet, and a single session triple is
> especially unhelpful :-)
> 
> See the following message for more details:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2007Dec/0068
> - [httpRange-14] Conneg and Acceptable HTTP Variants
> Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2007 17:56:03 +0000
> 
> Thanks,
> 
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Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
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