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Re: Media types

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@rbii.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 14:10:19 -0500
To: "David Orchard" <david.orchard@bea.com>, "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, "'Paul Prescod'" <paul@prescod.net>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E16QZMj-0002v3-00@server2000.ebizhostingsolutions.com>
On Tuesday 15 January 2002 01:23 pm, David Orchard wrote:
> I tend to agree with TimBL because the first child is the first
> thing a piece of software has to understand, therefore it is most
> useful to be able to route to the right piece of software.  Although
> this point tends to be somewhat moot because a lot of software will
> do the right thing with the document even if the content-type was
> wrong because the URL is the main routing component, not the
> content-type.

I think you have to ask "what is the software, and how did it get the 
document in the first place?"
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