Mime type, was: Re: [rdfweb-dev] seeAlso

Jim Ley jim at jibbering.com
Tue Aug 12 09:13:14 UTC 2003


"Ian Davis" <iand at internetalchemy.org>
> Chris Croome said:
> > I'm guilty here -- all the RSS, RDF and FOAF files I have generated are
> > served as application/xml for the simple reason that the other mime
> > types cause a prompt to download the files in Mozilla rather
> > than opening them...
>
> It shouldn't really matter if the crawler sends multiple accept types.
> What's the best order to send? I'd suggest:
>
> Accept: application/rdf+xml; application/rss+xml; application/xml;
> text/plain; text/xml

Order makes no difference! see my other post for a suggestion.  and I think
we need */* as I expect some of RDF would be coming along in new
experimental mime-types, we may want to specifically reject text/html with
q=0 values, to prevent us getting that.

Jim.




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