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[whatwg] PaceEntryMediatype

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 22:35:25 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0611302234590.30491@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 30 Nov 2006, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> 
> I'd prefer basing autodiscovery on the media types and not at all on the 
> relationships. A "feed" relationship would only help finding the "living 
> resource" (similar to rel="current" in the Atom Relationship Registry) 
> if you're not already "on" it (in which case, rel="alternate" would be 
> used).
> 
> UAs would then obviously continue to support autodiscovery using 
> "alternate" all-over-the-place, this would just be a lucky side-effect; 
> and everyone would be happy.

So as far as I can tell, that's what HTML5 currently requires. Am I 
interpreting you correctly?

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