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Re: svg degrades to gif/jpg

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 16:23:37 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20011219.162337.74725516.mimasa@w3.org>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Vadim Plessky <lucy-ples@mtu-net.ru> wrote:

> I just wonder why people want to support non-standard type="image/svg+xml"
> I understand that Adobe introduced this non-standard "image type", but this 
> is some kind of trick like Microsoft did to tie people to Windows.
> type *is* "image/svg", not "image/svg+xml" or "image/svg-xml!" !
> Please do not support such broken practice!

"1.2 SVG MIME type, file name extension and Macintosh file type" of
SVG 1.0 Recommendation [1] says:

   The MIME type for SVG is "image/svg+xml" (see [RFC3023]). The W3C will
   register this MIME type around the time when SVG is approved as a W3C

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-SVG-20010904/intro.html#MIMEType

Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
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