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Re: ContentType negotiation

From: Aaron Swartz <aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 21:26:16 -0500
To: Lee Jonas <ljonas@acm.org>, RDF Interest <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B708FCF7.9CA3%aswartz@swartzfam.com>
Lee Jonas <ljonas@acm.org> wrote:

> The suggestion is: one possible way to associate RDF metadata with a
> resource is via content negotiation - i.e. negotiate for the 'text/rdf+xml'
> or 'application/rdf+xml' content type of a resource to get back an rdf
> document containing the resource's metadata.
> 
> Is this a good idea, or just abuse of multiviews / typemaps?

I'd think this would be acceptable, and is in fact what I plan to implement
myself. I believe that the W3C has even published a NOTE which uses this
technique.

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