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Re: [Fwd: A common registry for MIME headers?]

From: Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 1998 20:11:44 GMT
Message-Id: <v03110705b0da877b02b2@[130.237.150.138]>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>, Andrew Daviel <andrew@andrew.triumf.ca>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, mail-headers@segate.sunet.se
> On Sat, 29 Nov 1997, Alex Hopmann wrote:
>
> > That sounds like a good idea to me. I think Jacob Palme has already started
> > such a registry for the email realm, and I suspect he might be happy to
> > expand its scope.

The registry I am trying to start is only for header fields, not for HTML
elements. However, a registry for HTML element might also be useful.

My proposal for the header field registry can be found at URL:
ftp://ftp.dsv.su.se/users/jpalme/draft-ietf-drums-MHRegistry-03.txt

An example of how the header field registry could look like can be found
at URL:
http://www.dsv.su.se/~jpalme/ietf/iana-header-field-registry.html

So far, I have only produced an incomplete list of e-mail headers,
which would be the basis of developing the starting set for the
header-field registry. That incomplete list can be found at URL:
ftp://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc2076.txt, I plan to submit a revised
version shortly, but still only containing e-mail and netnews,
not HTTP header fields.

If you reply to this message with comments which I should read, then
include me in the recipient list, since I am not a subscriber to
the http-wg mailing list. There is also a specific mailing list
for the header registry issue. This mailing list is presently not
active, but could of course become active and be used for a discussion
of header field registry issues, and possibly also HTML tag registry
issues. The list is named "mail-headers", since initially we planned
a registry for only e-mail header fields, but now we believe that
the internet community is best served by a common registry for
e-mail, netnews and http header fields.

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Jacob Palme <jpalme@dsv.su.se> (Stockholm University and KTH)
for more info see URL: http://www.dsv.su.se/~jpalme
Received on Friday, 9 January 1998 04:12:24 EST

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