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Re: Content negotiation and links to alt versions - Techniques open issue

From: Masafumi NAKANE <max@wide.ad.jp>
Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2000 00:07:35 +0900
To: wendy@w3.org
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Message-Id: <200006130003.BFH67336.BYN@wide.ad.jp>
Hi,

Yes, I also think using both the content negotiation mechanism and 
explicity links is preferable.

There was some discussion on this issue last year.  Refer to:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-wai-gl/1999JulSep/0387.html

     Cheers,
Max

On Thu, 08 Jun 2000 11:19:29 -0400, Wendy A Chisholm wrote:
> Content negotiation and links to alt versions
> Issue raised by:  Nir Dagan - 17 March 1998
> 
> I think one should use both content negotiation and include links to 
> alternative versions. Content negotiation determines the default format 
> served, but:
> a user may prefer French to English, but may still prefer to have access to 
> both versions.
> User agents may not support content negotiation well and the format served 
> to the user may be not the optimal one.
> 
> Resolutions
> None at this time.
> 
> thoughts?
> --wendy
> --
> wendy a chisholm
> world wide web consortium
> web accessibility initiative
> madison, wi usa
> tel: +1 608 663 6346
> /--
> 
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