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RE: New URI scheme talk in RSS-land

From: Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2003 10:29:49 -0800
Message-ID: <830178CE7378FC40BC6F1DDADCFDD1D1D5178C@RED-MSG-31.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com>
Cc: "Dan Brickley" <danbri@w3.org>, "www-tag @ w3. org" <www-tag@w3.org>

It isn't about seeing the XML source code, it is about the fact that you can no longer present ATOM feeds in the web browser (e.g. using CSS or XSLT as a couple of people have proposed doing[0,1]) without lying about its MIME type. Seems like quite a cost just to perpetuate the HTTP URI religion. 
[0] http://www.seairth.com/mota/index.xml
[1] http://www.shellen.com/sandbox/atom-info-proposal.html
Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the Earth, minus 40% inheritance tax. 


From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
Sent: Sat 12/6/2003 10:19 AM
To: Dare Obasanjo
Cc: Dan Brickley; www-tag @ w3. org
Subject: Re: New URI scheme talk in RSS-land

I suspect that anyone who really wants to see the XML source code is
probably capable of right-click-to-download or wget or some other way
around the problem.  -Tim
Received on Saturday, 6 December 2003 13:28:48 UTC

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