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Re: [ietf-types] Mime Type registration (PROV Last Call)

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 11:05:24 +0900
Message-ID: <5015EBE4.8050305@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Luc Moreau <l.moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, "team-prov-chairs@w3.org" <team-prov-chairs@w3.org>, public-prov-comments@w3.org, ietf-types@ietf.org


On 2012/07/27 21:41, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Luc Moreau wrote:
>> Type name:
>> text
>>
>> Subtype name:
>> provenance-notation
>>
>> Required parameters:
>> None
>>
>> Optional parameters:
>> charset — this parameter is mandatory. The value of charset is always UTF-8.
>
> This seems to need work, it's not optional if it is mandatory, is it.
> And The second sentence is a statement of fact that is easily contr-
> dicted by content.
>
>> Encoding considerations:
>> The syntax of PROV-N is expressed over code points in Unicode
>> [UNICODE5]. The encoding is always UTF-8 [UTF-8].
>> Unicode code points may also be expressed using an \uXXXX (U+0 to
>> U+FFFF) or \UXXXXXXXX syntax (for U+10000 onwards) where X is a
>> hexadecimal digit [0-9A-F]

Why [UNICODE5]? The newest version is Unicode 6.2. Is PROV-N limited to 
Unicode version 5? That would be a very bad idea.

Regards,    Martin.


> This field should contain one of the values in RFC 4288 or its successor
> if that has been approved already, like "binary".
>
>> Applications which use this media type:
>> No widely deployed applications are known to use this media type. It may
>> be used by some web services and clients consuming their data.
>
> You can remove the first sentence, this is to give people an idea
> whether this is for Word processing applications or cryptographic
> key exchange systems or whatever.
>
>> Person&  email address to contact for further information:
>> public-prov-comments@w3.org
>
> This does not qualify as "Person&  email address".
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