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Re: [web-annotation] Dropping type from ... what?

From: BigBlueHat via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:25:08 +0000
To: public-annotation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-135514144-1440699908-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@shepazu also FileReader and Blob only work on files added to a loaded
 document and don't give you access to the document itself. So you'd 
have to build an in-browser client for people to use a custom built 
file loader vs. their using "File | Open..." or otherwise opening the 
file directly in their browser (generating a `file:///` URL, etc).

In the end, browsers haven't cared nearly enough about Content 
Negotiation for people to be able to do serious things with it--which 
is why folks keep "sniffing" URLs hoping somebody the `.pdf` stands 
for a file type and not [any of these 
things](http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/Pdf).

Also, on this note, who should we be talking to in the W3C to get that
 fixed? :smiley: 

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GitHub Notif of comment by BigBlueHat
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https://github.com/w3c/web-annotation/issues/67#issuecomment-135514144
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