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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata (was: The failure of Appendix C as a transition technique)

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 10:31:31 +0100
Message-ID: <51273AF3.4010509@w3.org>
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 22/02/2013 10:29 , "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> In that scenario, how would you get a browser to display any format with
> such a magic number,... as plain text? Many formats, HTML and XHTML
> included, are at the same time plain text.

Obviously, for legacy reason we're stuck with media types forever. But 
this doesn't mean we should propagate that to new formats, or claim that 
it was a good idea.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 09:31:55 UTC

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