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Re: Uniform access to descriptions

From: Xiaoshu Wang <wangxiao@musc.edu>
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2008 18:51:53 +0100
Message-ID: <4800F6B9.6070708@musc.edu>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
CC: "Williams, Stuart (HP Labs, Bristol)" <skw@hp.com>, Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, "Michael K. Bergman" <mike@mkbergman.com>, "www-tag@w3.org WG" <www-tag@w3.org>, Phil Archer <parcher@icra.org>



Julian Reschke wrote:
> Xiaoshu Wang wrote:
>>> Not really. The site owner (who may be != Joe) could configure the 
>>> server to return a Link header, without having to touch the resource 
>>> itself.
>> Julian, think more.  If there is no new information, what would the 
>> site owner configures it for?  If there is new information, configure 
>> Conneg (Accept) takes the same effort to configure LINK.
>
> Well, I gave an example (associating a CSS stylesheet with legacy HTML).
 Bind the CSS stylesheet and HTML to the same URI. Given the stylesheet 
a MIME type?
>
>> Neither Conneg nor LINK touched the original resource.
>> ...
>
> Again, how would you want to do that through content negotiation?
>
> I'm not saying that the Link header is the right solution to every 
> problem. But that doesn't mean it's useless. Can we agree on that?
>
> BR, Julian
>
>
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