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RE: Slightly Off topic - Dublin core value

From: John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 15:12:42 -0800
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Christopher Hoffman wrote:
> 
> application/xhtml+xml
> 
> From RFC2046: "application -- some other kind of data, typically
> either uninterpreted binary data or information to be processed by an
> application." That pretty much defines a Web page as far as I can
> see.   
> 
> And if I recall correctly, application/xhtml-xml is the W3C's
> recommended media time for XHTML documents. 
> 
> The definition for multi-part isn't quite so easy to grasp on
> perusing the RFC. It seems to involve discreet pieces of data with
> very specific boundaries, and I don't think Web pages really fit into
> that definition.   
> 

Meanwhile, on another list Tony Crockford wrote:
>
> <meta name="DC.format" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
>
> ?
>
> try this:
>
> http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/dcdot/
>
> and see:
> http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/text/
> IANA | Text Media-Types
>
> where html is listed.

Gentlemen, thanks.  It seems that you are both right in a way - it depends
on the DTD (go figure): "text/html" for HTML 4.01, and
"application/xhtml-xml" for XHTML 1.0.  

Tony, thanks for that link to the DCdot site: I recall seeing it before, but
had forgotten about it.  It's pretty much what I was looking for - thanks!

JF 
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