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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 UTC

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