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Comment - CUAP point 3.1 "appropriate system naming conventions"

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 16:27:43 +0900
To: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020426072743.GA7358@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
While re-reading the CUAP today in preparation for its siblings, I

The HTTP headers sent by the server include:

Content-Type: application/postscript; qs=0.001
Content-Encoding: gzip

If saved locally, the filename on most computers should be html40.ps.gz
for the applications to recognize the file type.

Wrong: Saving this compressed PostScript document as html40.ps is likely
to confuse other applications.

I also noticed the (equally wrong) opposite behaviour : the user-agent
uncompresses the resource, and yet saves it as .gz (or tgz).

I don't think this has been addressed yet in the comments (at least,
it's not listed in the comments page[2]), and it might be worth
including it in a later re-prublication of the note.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/cuap/#protocols
[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/02/cuap-comments

Regards, Olivier.
Olivier Thereaux - W3C
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