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Re: Fall back strategy for manifest

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:44:07 +0000
To: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <2632DCA231E649029B74C6CD3E074408@marcosc.com>



On Monday, January 27, 2014 at 9:38 PM, Edward O'Connor wrote:

> Hi Marcos,
> 
> You wrote:
> 
> > What would be a web friendly way to handle when both the manifest and
> > the HTML define metadata about the web application?
> 
> 
> 
> Given Ruby's postulate, local metadata should win over metadata that is
> farther away. So <meta>- and <link>-based metadata in the actual
> document should trump metadata in a manifest. This is just like <meta
> charset=utf-8> winning over the Content-Type header.
> 


Yeah, that makes sense. Ok, so basically, collect what you can from HTML, get the rest from the manifest.  

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Marcos Caceres
Received on Monday, 27 January 2014 21:44:03 UTC

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