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Re: iana mime types as rdfs:Datatype ?

From: David Powell <djpowell@djpowell.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2006 00:06:06 +0100
Message-ID: <675574279.20060627000606@djpowell.net>
To: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
CC: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, atom-owl@googlegroups.com

Monday, June 26, 2006, 11:28:03 PM, Henry Story wrote:

>> Does Atom allow parameters in its @type attribute?

> I don't think so: see paragraph

> "but MUST NOT be a composite type"

That's not what "composite type" means. Composite type is defined in
RFC 2045 as "message/*" or "multipart/*". (I have no idea why types
such as message/rfc-822 were banned in Atom).

>> How should RDF vocabularies refer to mime types that include
>> parameters?
>> It is all a bit vague, I find it easiest just to model the mime type
>> as a Literal property.

> agreed for non TEXT relations. Text relations can clearly be  
> immediately converted to Literals,

I was referring to the mimetype property itself, not the content.

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