[whatwg] PaceEntryMediatype - rel-type instead

Ernest Prabhakar prabhaka at apple.com
Fri Dec 1 10:54:23 PST 2006

On Dec 1, 2006, at 10:42 AM, Kyle Marvin wrote:
> I see the separation but I'm still missing a clear justifiication  
> for it.  I don't see content-type as having anything to do with the  
> "audience".  It's about what media format you'd get back if you  
> dereference the href and rel is about how you can interpret/ 
> interact with it.   I feel like the primary audience for content- 
> type is likely to be used in selecting some type of parser when  
> retrieving the resource.  Orthogonal to this, the "rel" value  
> assigns some semantic meaning to the resource (what does the entry  
> or feed describe) and might also specify what interaction model you  
> might expect via the href (ex. "edit" implies APP edit semantics on  
> an entry resource).

+1 to what Kyle said

-- Ernie P.

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