Re: Use cases

On 31.12.2010 13:09, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
> ...
> On the other hand, including arbitrary markup inside a text/html
> document would damage the RESTful architecture of the web because the
> media type text/html could no longer be understood in terms of generic
> semantics like "h1", "mtext", and "rect" (defined by HTML5, MathML,
> and SVG respectively). Authors would presumably break separation of
> ...

It depends. You seem to be saying that compound documents aren't 
"RESTful". That's, IMHO, not correct.

What's essential is that payloads are self-describing, and media types 
that support compound information (for instance, through XML 
namespaces), are completely OK.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Friday, 31 December 2010 12:46:52 UTC