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Re: Report on testing of the link relations registry

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 16:20:43 +0300
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8431EC5E-EA33-421E-A9C0-AF1FA3EF4D02@iki.fi>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
On Sep 2, 2010, at 01:03, David Singer wrote:

> IANA is very successful, respected, and useful, for many many types.

What Web-related registrations is IANA successful and useful for? Off the top of my head, the language tag registry is pretty complete. Other than that, the MIME registry doesn't usefully and successfully match reality (e.g. image/svg+xml), the charset registry doesn't match reality (see additional aliases in HTML5) and the URL scheme and HTTP header registries are totally out of sync with the deployed practice.

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Henri Sivonen
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Received on Thursday, 2 September 2010 13:21:31 GMT

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