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Re: Approved TAG finding: Authoritative Metadata

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 09:03:04 +0900
Message-Id: <C12A3E78-0B65-4E37-BBB4-473E1ED08228@w3.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

Le 8 août 06 à 18:37, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> On Mon, 07 Aug 2006 12:58:45 +0200, Elliotte Harold  
> <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>> Vincent Quint wrote:
>>> All,
>>>  The W3C Technical Architecture Group (TAG) has approved  
>>> yesterday the  finding Authoritative Metadata:
>>>      http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/mime-respect-20060412
>> I just got around to reading this one. I just want to say this was  
>> excellent work all around. This is a very important and well-laid  
>> out finding, and I plan on referring to it in a few bug reports  
>> I'm now going to file on various products. :-) Thanks!
> I hope you keep in mind that some might not be able to fix the  
> "bug"[1]. That is, if you file bugs against browser vendors.
> [1]<http://ln.hixie.ch/?start=1154950069&count=1>

As Ian expressed it, it's closely related to the possibility of  
[configuring][2] the servers, Which is not often the case.

And here "Configuring" doesn't necessary mean a conscious choice, but  
you can imagine that during the publishing, the client and the server  
exchange enough information to be able to set a mime type.

[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/chips/#gl7

Karl Dubost - http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
W3C Conformance Manager, QA Activity Lead
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