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Re: draft-reagle-xenc-mediatype-01.txt

From: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 16:18:19 +0100
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.0.20020820161749.02995f98@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, me@aaronsw.com, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org

Thanks for the heads up Martin.

Brian


At 11:19 20/08/2002 +0900, Martin Duerst wrote:

>Hello Aaron, dear RDF Core WG,
>
>On ietf-types@iana.org and some related list, we were just looking
>at http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlenc-core/#sec-MediaType which containes
>some instances of text like this:
>
>    Same as ... of application/xml as specified in RFC 3023[XML-MT]
>    or the most recent specification that supercedes it.
>
>There seemed to be general agreement that a moving target is
>not a good idea.
>
>Josef Reagle told us that he got that text from:
>http://www.aaronsw.com/2002/rdf-mediatype.html
>
>I wanted to tell you that you may want to fix this.
>
>Regards,   Martin.
>
>
>
>At 14:47 02/08/19 -0400, Joseph Reagle wrote:
>>On Thursday 08 August 2002 06:07 pm, Larry Masinter wrote:
>> > # Optional parameters: charset
>> > #  Same as charset parameter of application/xml as
>> > #  specified in RFC 3023 [XML-MT] or the most recent
>> > #  specification that supersedes it.
>> >
>> > I admit I was a little confused on this one, and misread
>> > what it said. However, I don't understand
>> > "or the most recent specification that supersedes it",
>> > though, since a specification may supercede RFC 3023
>> > but not be appropriate for a reference to a particular
>> > section.
>>
>>I'm happy to eliminate that text as I oppose those sort of references in
>>general. In this case, I was merely following what I could see the rdf
>>folks doing for a similar type of registration:
>>   http://www.aaronsw.com/2002/rdf-mediatype.html
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