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Re: suggestion re: media type registration

From: MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>
Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 15:24:08 +0900
To: public-ietf-w3c@w3.org
Message-Id: <20030914151737.6CF7.MURATA@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 13:56:45 -0700
"Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org> wrote:

> As for the +xml types, a more effective mechanism would have been to
> define a major type of xml under the namespace control of W3C, or
> barring that an xml tree (application/xml.soap) which could either
> be assigned to the W3C or at least incorporate the W3C process.
> That would, of course, require an RFC to set up.  The +xml suffix
> seems to beg for the most delays.

Non-W3C organizations (e.g., OASIS and ISO/IEC) create XML-based languages 
and they may want to register specialized media types.  Thus, I think the 
registration process should not be controlled by W3C.  The convention 
application/vnd.w3c.*+xml makes much more sense to me.


MURATA Makoto <murata@hokkaido.email.ne.jp>
Received on Sunday, 14 September 2003 02:28:56 UTC

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