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Re: XBL media type?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:48:57 +0200
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <bv3re2ho0d8kh7cr3qq7h9t4jlvdt971l8@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Henri Sivonen wrote:
>Three years (or whatever it took exactly for the types I mentioned)  
>is absurdly long. Two months is too long as well. You should be able  
>to get a type registered using a simple Web form immediately so that  
>there'd never be a need for x- types.

There is no need for experimental types. If you have a proprietary type,
register a type in the vendor tree; there is a web form for that. If you
want a type in the standards tree, then you need a standard. If you make
a new standard format, and register a media type for it only after you
have already started using the new format in a MIME environment, then
you are doing something very stupid, and no web form can save you.
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