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Re: XBL media type?

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:58:39 +0300
Message-Id: <2C873ED6-8006-4D4D-862E-EF71C2512D9D@iki.fi>
To: public-appformats@w3.org

On Aug 24, 2006, at 13:18, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> * Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> And the IANA process for registering MIME types is dysfunctional as
>> demonstrated by the amazing slowness with the registrations of image/
>> jp2 and movie/mp4.
>
> Those types have been added to the list of registered types within  
> weeks
> of the IESG approval of the type registrations, as far as I can tell.

That's not the point. The point is the absurdly long time it took  
from someone proposing image/jp2 and video/mp4 to approval.  
Implementations expecting image/jp2 and video/mp4 had been shipping  
for years before the types made it to the registry.

> Of course, it's video/mp4, there is no 'movie' top level media type.

Right.

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Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
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