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Re: Value of content negotiation? [was RE: content negotiation anti-principle]

From: Jeremy Dunck <ralinon@hotmail.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 09:25:21 -0600
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <BAY1-F55uR9KKmEl6JN0000828d@hotmail.com>

>From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@rbii.com>
<snip>
>On Thursday 09 January 2003 07:59 am, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> > Just throwing something out: Would it be A. Useful? and B. possible?
> > to add  additional attributes to linking elements to specify the MIME
> > type required? e.g.
> >
> > <a href="foo/" type="text/plain">foo</a>
> > <img src="http://maps.yahoo.com/map?zip=10003" type="image/svg+xml" 
><snip>
>
>In a roundabout way, that is what I was proposing as one solution: some 
>means
>to provide more information in the places that use URI's. Of course, things
>like ENTITY declarations become somewhat tricky... but I guess this might 
>be
>one more reason for XInclude...

Sorry?  Why does this make ENTITY declarations more tricky, and what does 
XInclude have to offer in response to that issue?

I'm not experienced in writing DTDs, but I can at least read them, and am 
familiar with what they are.  Still, the problem isn't obvious to me.

Thanks,
  Jeremy

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