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Re: No media type

From: Innovimax W3C <innovimax+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 17:03:07 +0100
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0911230803y251a13c1n8e74191be13acdeb@mail.gmail.com>
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
It has been set aside since 2 years and half ...
http://www.w3.org/XML/XProc/2007/08/09-minutes

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 4:39 PM, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> I'm offline, so perhaps the answer is somewhere in the minutes, but
> they're not readily available.
>
> I seem to recall that we decided explicitly not to register a MIME
> type for XProc (e.g., application/xproc+xml). What was our rational?
> Was it simply that we didn't think we needed one, or that we wanted to
> explicitly piggyback on RFC 3023bis (though I think the "+xml" media
> type would accomplish that as well)?
>
> I ask because I find myself in a situation where I want to distinguish
> between XSL transformations and XProc pipelines. Following the
> convention of the XML Stylesheet PI and the script and link elements
> in HTML, it's tempting to say:
>
> <transform name="foo" type="text/xsl" fileref="foo.xsl"/>
> <transform name="bar" type="application/xproc+xml" fileref="bar.xpl"/>
>
> Except I can't because there isn't a MIME type...so if we aren't
> going to define a MIME type, what should I do in this case?
>
>                    Be seeing you,
>                     norm
>
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