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RE: Excess URI schemes considered harmful

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 23:18:13 -0800
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D0344244D@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@akamai.com>
Cc: <uri@w3.org>

>> I agree, but this seems very different from the mapping proposed by
>> RFC 3023 [1] which defines a mapping from a (namespace) URI into a 
>> content type based on an IANA registration and a new "+xml" syntax 
>> convention for XML based content type names.
>Where does 3023 propose such a mapping?

Through the central registration process. This is for example how the
"http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" namespace identifier identifying the SVG
language is proposed to be mapped into "image/svg+xml". This is of
course not an automatic mapping but a mapping nonetheless.

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