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Re: Media types

From: Edwin Ortega <ortegae@wns.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 13:24:20 -0800
Message-ID: <007a01c19ed4$2bd02080$32a2583f@val6000>
To: "Gavin Thomas Nicol" <gtn@rbii.com>, "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>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gavin Thomas Nicol" <gtn@rbii.com>
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>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: Media types

> 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?"
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 12:27:40 GMT

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