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Re: Revisiting Authoritative Metadata

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:23:02 +0100
Message-ID: <512CC546.1040800@gmx.de>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2013-02-26 15:06, Robin Berjon wrote:
> On 26/02/2013 13:44 , Julian Reschke wrote:
>> On 2013-02-26 12:28, Robin Berjon wrote:
>>> On 26/02/2013 12:04 , Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>> Actually, the information is *not* lost, it's usually converted into
>>>> what the operating system uses to store type information. Most of the
>>>> time, file extensions, but there were OSs around that actually stored
>>>> the media type.
>>>
>>> Do you know of any that store both the content type and the content
>>> encoding?
>>
>> No. (Assuming you mean the charset parameter...?)
>
> No, though that information applies to (I meant content (en)coding, e.g.
> gzip, exi, etc.).

Content-Encoding usually is unwrapped upon saving a web resource, no? 
Why would anybody want it to be persisted?

Best regards, Julian
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