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Re: Proposed Quality Tip -- URI Usability

From: Rajasekaran Deepak <deepakr@students.iiit.net>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2004 00:29:17 +0530
To: www-qa@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040331185917.GA4857@students.iiit.net>

* Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com> 2004-03-31
> "On many servers, URIs include a file extension corresponding to the mime 
> type, or a directory name indicating the language, however, it often works 
> better to exclude the file extension and language from the URI and make 
> better use of content negotiation."


> a) RFC 3066 bis says
> [[
> Use as precise a tag as possible, but no more specific than is
>        justified. For example, 'de' might suffice for tagging an email
>        written in German, while 'de-CH-1996' is probably unnecessarily
>        precise for such a task.
> ]]
> I suggest that the wording should be changed to more accurately reflect RFC 
> 3066, and RFC 3066 bis wording.


* http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-phillips-langtags-01.txt
> It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference
> material or to cite them other than as "work in progress."

I am citing the draft because I couldn't locate any RFC that supersedes it.

Thank you,
Rajasekaran Deepak
Received on Wednesday, 31 March 2004 14:05:40 UTC

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