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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:28:29 -0500
Message-ID: <512B912D.6010400@jkemp.net>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
CC: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Robin,

On 02/25/2013 09:37 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:

>
>> If default behaviour were that a sender could (and did) say "I don't
>> know", would this improve the situation?
>
> It would, and it's more or less the assumption atop of which I believe
> we should build.

The least-specific MIME type I know of is application/octet-stream. Is 
that sufficient for "I don't know"? Why don't more servers (already) 
implement this as default behaviour?

JohnK
Received on Monday, 25 February 2013 16:28:57 GMT

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