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Re: XBL media type?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 23:18:35 +0200
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <1q11g29ggnr38silg9r6ajcktf5a2qp1ve@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Mark Baker wrote:
>> I have not seen anyone demonstrating there is a need for a XBL2-specific
>> internet media type. Can you make an argument to support this request
>> that does not depend on fragment identifier semantics and cannot be made
>> for, e.g., XML Schema, which also uses application/xml?
>My reasoning is simply that it's advantageous to separate document
>data and metadata (i.e. to not sniff) for reasons of security and

Could you cite efficiency and security problems in the context of XBL2-
processing that imply the need for a XBL2-specific internet media type?
Or do you mean you agree that there is no need to add one?
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