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Re: Issue http://www.w3.org/2000/03/rdf-tracking/#mime-types-for-rdf-docs

From: Graham Klyne <Graham.Klyne@Baltimore.com>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2001 18:08:13 +0100
Message-Id: <5.0.2.1.2.20010506180648.00a084a0@joy.songbird.com>
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
At 09:40 AM 5/3/01 +0100, Brian McBride wrote:
>Reading the original mail mesage that raised the issue, the reason why an RDF
>mime type is thought to  be required is to support content 
>negotiation.  Do you
>believe that this is the only motivation, or are there others that we should
>capture?  The current characterization of the issue in the IL document isn't
>very clear.  Would you be able to write some words describing the problem that
>could be included there?

Speculating... it might also be that a MIME type for RDF needs to be stated 
so that fragment identifiers can be interpreted (though just specifying 
application/xml would be enought for that purpose).

#g


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