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RE: Question about the On Linking Alternative Representations TAG Finding

From: Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) <dbooth@hp.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 21:22:42 +0000
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
CC: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>, T.VR <"aman raman"@google.com>, "seb@serialseb.com" <seb@serialseb.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, "kidehen@openlinksw.com" <kidehen@openlinksw.com>, "tthibodeau@openlinksw.com" <tthibodeau@openlinksw.com>
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> From: Dan Connolly [mailto:connolly@w3.org]
> [ . . . ]
> Maybe a 406 response could be helpful at least to humans if it said:
>   Did you mean <a href="/resource.html">the HTML version?</a>.

I had forgotten about 406.  Indeed, by Ted's analysis a 406 response certainly does seem most appropriate, accompanied by appropriate links to other formats and (ideally) to the generic resource, as you suggest.

David Booth, Ph.D.
HP Software
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