Re: Cool URIs & MIME Types
Martin J. Duerst (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 29 Dec 1999 17:53:40 +0900
At 09:49 99/12/28 -0800, Dan Kohn wrote:
> Tim, I was extremely impressed with your essay
> <http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI> about architecting permanent URIs,
> however I think you need to be clear that by removing the file extension,
> you are implicitly suggesting segregating MIME types by directory. If you
> think every URI should be it's own directory (not a completely crazy
> suggestion), it would be worth making the suggestion explicit.
I think you confused something. Leaving out the extension
is not the same as using a directory.
For example, you can have
as files, and serve them both for
choosing the right one depending on content negotiation.
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