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Re: (aside) MIME type

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 18:43:16 +0100
Message-ID: <733023312.20120221184316@w3.org>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "Paul Libbrecht" <paul@hoplahup.net>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Saturday, February 18, 2012, 7:02:45 PM, Anne wrote:

AvK> On Sat, 18 Feb 2012 13:47:08 +0100, Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
AvK> wrote:
>> Well, I think it's the duty of the W3C to use the vocabulary of the  
>> people that define this kind of thing.

AvK> FWIW, the duty of the W3C is to bring the web to its full potential, not
AvK> quibble over terminology.

So just call it 'Internet Media Type' like the IETF and IANA do, and quit quibbling.

An informative aside (previously called MIME type) can be added for folks not up to speed.

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 17:44:33 UTC

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