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Re: Influencing namespace declaration in HTTP PUT

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 16:45:54 -0400
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2iq7runwd.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org> writes:
> On 15 April 2010 12:18, Norman Walsh wrote:
>> The p:http-request step has all the serialization options. Did
>> we miss something?
>   Quite embarrassing: *I* missed the fact you followed the same
> path actually.  But in XProc, the serialization parameters are at
> the level of the HTTP request itself, instead of the level of the
> body content.  That means it is not suitable for multipart.
> E.g. the typical case where you want a multipart/alternative
> where one part is text/html and the other text/plain (so @method
> must be once "html" and the other one "text").

Ah, right. I think we may have decided that that was a bridge too far
for V1.0. The only serious multipart POST pipeline that I've written
was a mixture of text/plain and image/jpg, so I didn't notice.

I suppose you could get differently serialized parts by careful use of
p:unescape-markup steps. Maybe.

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