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Re: Pursuing question of mime types in W3C specifications and next actions

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 18:53:51 +0100 (BST)
To: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>
cc: public-ietf-w3c@w3.org, Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, <ned.freed@mrochek.com>, <ietf@ietf.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.43.0206281852410.17193-100000@artemis.ee.surrey.ac.uk>

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Ian B. Jacobs wrote:

> Martin, Ned,
> Yesterday I participated in a W3C/IETF coordination
> call where one of the topics was about the registration
> of mime types defined by W3C Recommendations. A summary
> of the meeting will be available soon to the W3C Membership.

what about the IETF membership?


> As a result of that meeting, I'm expecting the following:
>   a) Joseph Reagle will write down detailed best current practice
>      for W3C Editors to conform with IETF process (notably
>      RFC2048). I hope to make Joseph's document part of the
>      Chair's guidebook.
>   b) There may be some medium- to long-term changes to the
>      IETF process to facilitate registration of mime types
>      defined by W3C Recommendations. Some of those who attended
>      yesterday's meeting will be finding out what changes might
>      be possible.
> I'm writing to get a clearer idea of whether this will be
> discussed at the Yokohama meeting in Japan (14-19 July),
> and if so, in what forum.
> Who will be attending that meeting from W3C? Martin, I
> am told you will be attending. Is this a discussion you could
> monitor?
> Also, can we expect a report after the meeting that sets
> expectations for W3C editors about future registration
> options and when those might be available? Should we assume
> at this point that for the next, say, 6 months, W3C editors
> should follow the steps that Joseph will outline?
> Thank you,
>   - Ian
> [1] http://www.ietf.org/meetings/IETF-54.html
> [2] http://www.ietf.org/meetings/agenda_54.html
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
> Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447

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