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Re: How to define a mime type ?

From: Roland Mainz <Roland.Mainz@informatik.med.uni-giessen.de>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2000 20:05:41 +0100
Message-Id: <38C00D05.101D8348@informatik.med.uni-giessen.de>
To: W3 Jigsaw Mailinglist <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Roland Mainz wrote:

> How to define and register a mime type ?
> We have a commonly file format names SCF (used to carry microbiology
> released infos (gene sequences etc.)) created and used by the Staden
> package (http://www.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/pubseq/). And now we (I and the
> standen people) like to get a mime type for this format...
>
> What about:
> "application/vnd.staden-scf"
> or
> "application/vnd.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk-scf" ?

Thanks to Yves I found some references about registering a mime type:
ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2048.txt section 2.1.  "Registration Trees
and Subtype Names" describes some registration issues, and IANA has a
registration form (http://www.isi.edu/cgi-bin/iana/mediatypes.pl ).

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Bye,
Roland

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