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Re: New MIME type registration procedure approved

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2004 17:18:30 -0600
To: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Cc: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>, Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>
Message-Id: <1076023109.6377.676.camel@dirk>

On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 04:47, Graham Klyne wrote:
>  From the IETF announcement list:
>    http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/ietf-announce/Current/msg28148.html
> 
> I'm not sure how this affects our MIME type registration... I need to read 
> the revised spec more closely, and it may be a while until it is actually 
> published as an RFC.

see also:
  http://www.w3.org/2002/06/registering-mediatype.html

which has gotten some recent attention by Martin and me.

I'm not exactly sure what the net effect is, but if you haven't
seen the current version ($Date: 2004/02/03 21:33:29 $) of
that document, please take a look.

>   I suggest we get our own I-D in order, and review the 
> situation at that point.
> 
> See also:
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2004Jan/0088.html
>    http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/w3c-rdfcore-wg/2004Jan/0082.html
> 
> #g
> --
> 
> [[
> The IESG has approved the following document:
> 
> - 'Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four: Registration
>     Procedures '
>     <draft-freed-mime-p4-04.txt> as a BCP
> 
> This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
> IETF Working Group.
> 
> The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie.
> 
> Technical Summary
> 
> This document defines registration procedures which use the Internet
>   Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) as a central registry for
>   values related to MIME. Of particular interest is the registration procedur
> for
> media types described in Section 3.3.
> 
> Note that registration of charsets for use in MIME is specified in [RFC2798]
>   and is no longer addressed by this document
> 
> 
> Working Group Summary
> 
> There was no working group reviewing this document, but the
> community's experience with MIME is now extensive, and this revision
> has been broadly reviewed.
> 
> Protocol Quality
> 
>   This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.
> 
> RFC-Editor Team,
> 
> Please add the following text to Appendix B:
> 
>      o Registration of charsets for use in MIME is specified in [RFC2798]
>          and is no longer addressed by this document.
> ]]
> 
> 
> 
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