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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:13:20 -0500
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>
Message-Id: <C530FABD-F15B-4C5D-BEC2-66FC62FB8CFA@jkemp.net>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>

On Feb 25, 2013, at 12:08 PM, Robin Berjon wrote:

>> Although I agree that metadata sent from the server is less
>> authoritative than one would hope, I do not agree that a user-agent can
>> even accurately represent the wishes of the user in this case, let alone
>> comply with them.
> 
> Well, there's <plaintext> for that if you're sure that that's what you want. For all the other cases it would seem that View Source can work.

View source is a browser feature. That certainly helps you if your experience of the Web is through a browser, but not at all otherwise. 

Regards,

JohnK

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