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Re: (aside) MIME type

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2012 09:44:58 -0600
Message-ID: <CABirCh9ELbi57eENRTn=sg-3c397_sERkb_D=u=ougGnmq74mw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvord@opera.com>, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 4:55 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>wrote:

> The correct term IMHO is "(Internet) Media Type", so disambiguation is
> possible.
>
> I don't believe it's helpful to maintain different sets of terminology.
> Use the official term, and when disambiguation is needed, it's trivial to
> do so.
>

MIME type is what people in the real world call it.  I don't believe it's
useful to try to push terminology which is different from what things are
actually known by, least of all when it leads to ambiguity.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Sunday, 19 February 2012 15:45:26 GMT

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