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Re: Are we elements or animals? (was: Use of fragment identifiers in XML)

From: Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2002 15:19:39 +0000
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To: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Cc: "'www-tag@w3.org'" <www-tag@w3.org>

At 07:27 PM 10/31/02 -0600, Aaron Swartz wrote:
>A little of both; browsers would get really confused. At one point they 
>switched to application/rdf+xml but quickly switched back once they 
>discovered that Internet Explorer offered to download it instead of 
>display it as XML. If they want it displayed as XML, I'm not sure what 
>else they can use. text/plain perhaps?

Text/plain has appeal:  Opera makes a hash of displaying anything served as 
XML, including RDF.


Graham Klyne
Received on Friday, 1 November 2002 11:42:18 UTC

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