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From "Morrison, John" <>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Usage of file.hint.ext convention
Date Mon, 02 Sep 2002 10:29:52 GMT
> Now to explain the why of the double ext (again):
> We have file.xml
> - user must link using the same filename
>   link href"file.xml"
> - the browser needs the filename with the resulting extension:
>   file.html

Do we need an extension at all in the url?  Why not just use
file.xml in the system and http://xxx/file as the url and rely
on mime types? I believe that Stefano suggested this an age ago :)


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