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RE: Summarizing the last 192 discussion

From: Appleton, Pete M <PMAppleton@bemis.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 15:59:38 -0600
Message-ID: <D9860668E25BA24B93D14DE111B475977061@NT160_MAIL.bemisltduk.local>
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, henrikn@microsoft.com
cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, chris.ferris@sun.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org
+1

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: 28 March 2002 20:18
> To: henrikn@microsoft.com
> Cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com; chris.ferris@sun.com;
> xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Summarizing the last 192 discussion
> 
> 
> +1
> 
> > I think we have to be careful not to encourage "smart" 
> implementations
> > and be very crisp on that we see it as a buggy 
> implementation. The Web
> > has very bad experience with HTTP applications that try to 
> be smart with
> > respect to content types, URI rewriting, content 
> modifications etc. The
> > problem is that after some time, the smartness turns into a serious
> > interoperability problem because people sort of start to 
> rely on it in
> > some cases but not in others. I would strongly encourage us 
> to stay away
> > from promoting this as much as possible.
> > 
> > Henrik
> > 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
> Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
> http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 28 March 2002 17:00:10 GMT

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