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RE: ContentType negotiation

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 06:57:12 -0400
To: "Aaron Swartz" <aswartz@swartzfam.com>, "Lee Jonas" <ljonas@acm.org>, "RDF Interest" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001c01c0cbe4$26807a30$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
Aaron Swartz wrote:

>
>
> 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.
>

Acceptable to whom? Content negotiation as it is currently implemented and
deployed is not acceptable to those people who don't have control over their
ISP's server (that's alot of people).

-Jonathan
Received on Monday, 23 April 2001 06:57:09 GMT

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