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Re: (aside) MIME type

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2012 13:47:08 +0100
Cc: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvord@opera.com>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-Id: <17119DB8-9376-439E-A508-2A124AE28DD8@hoplahup.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

>> WHEN I registered a media-type on the ietf list I have been quite much hit as the first comment "one says media-type

sorry for the capitalization

>> nowadays". And indeed MIME is meant for email originally.
>> 
>> So I guess politically media-type is a requirement.
>> Should I dig for a formal requirement?
> 
> HTML and other specifications use MIME type.

Well, I think it's the duty of the W3C to use the vocabulary of the people that define this kind of thing.
Do you have a pointer to a recommendation usage of mime-type?

> Media type is ambiguous with CSS.

Why?

paul
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