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Re: MIME types and fragment identifiers in HTML and XML



MURATA Makoto wrote:
> 
> I still have fundamental questions.  Do fragments identified by fragment
> identifiers have media types?

No.  The purpose of a media type (type, subtype, and parameters) is to give
just enough information to make a bunch of bytes (whether in a file or on
a wire) dispatchable to the appropriate interpreter.  To interpret a
fragment, one has to have already determined the media type of the context.

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