Revisiting mime-types and file extensions
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Fri Jun 15 19:49:46 EDT 2007
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 07:29:46PM -0400, Michel Fortin wrote:
> Le 2007-06-14 à 22:45, Sam Angove a écrit :
> > `text/x-markdown` seems a reasonable media-type to encompass
> > the whole murky, underspecified lot of them. Specific
> > extensions/implementations could be indicated with an optional
> > parameter, like:
> > text/x-markdown;
> > profile="http://www.michelf.com/projects/php-markdown/extra/"
> That seems complicated to me.
Complicated, maybe. But does it conform to an established
> Specifically, what happens if I change the page URL to PHP
> Markdown Extra some day?
You'll create many broken links, causing trouble for everyone
who has ever linked to your page. Please don't do that.
See [W3C: "Cool URIs don't change"].
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