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Unknown text/* subtypes (was: Request for review of Turtle (an RDF serialization) media type: text/turtle)

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 16:45:15 +0100
To: ietf-types@alvestrand.no
Message-ID: <fk8puv$5f8$1@ger.gmane.org>
Cc: www-archive@w3.org

Julian Reschke wrote:
 
> there's also RFC2616

Yes, that's an ugly legacy exception...  
 
> <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/#i20>

...maybe 2616bis can drop this oddity in favour of a simple
"unknown text is ASCII" rule.  HTTP oddities shouldn't affect
MIME registrations, there's no string "2616" in BCP13.

 Frank
Received on Saturday, 1 March 2008 21:51:01 GMT

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