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Design depends largely on constraints.” — Charles Eames

Thursday, 8 May 2003


Conneg based on XML Dialect

I know at least one person who will think that this is a good idea. Anybody else? I’d looove to do this work…


Don Box said:

Marky, are you listening?

+1, but then again, you already knew that.

Thursday, May 8 2003 at 6:56 AM

Adam Fitzpatrick said:

I was about to suggest this, then I noticed it was already mentioned in that thread:

It seems odd to modify HTTP because of dissatisfaction with or unsuitability of the media type registration process. There’s nothing technically wrong with using Accept for this purpose; registering a single media type supporting parameters to serve this purpose seems like a much better idea than making content negotiation even more complicated.

Sunday, May 11 2003 at 9:02 AM