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Re: Regarding section 17.4.8 Media Object Modules of the SMIL 3.0 Language Profile ( LC-1788)

From: Sjoerd Mullender <sjoerd@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 09:26:38 +0100
Message-ID: <473D543E.1000400@acm.org>
To: Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves <justivo@gmail.com>
CC: tmichel@w3.org, www-smil@w3.org
Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves wrote:
> My apologies for the delay in the reply.
> On 10/29/07, tmichel@w3.org <tmichel@w3.org> wrote:
>> Working Group Resolution (LC-1788):
>> Although the Working Group is sympathetic to the idea of using the new
>> MIME types video/ogg and audio/ogg, the SMIL specification cannot
>> use not-yet-registered MIME types.  The best we can do is say that
>> currently the MIME type is application/ogg and that it is expected to
>> change.
> That is appreciated.  Please state that application/ogg status "is
> expected to change".

The exact wording we used is:
"Note that the MIME type for Ogg Vorbis audio and Ogg Theora video
are listed as application/ogg.  The Xiph.org Foundation has decided
that it wants to change the MIME types of the various formats it
defines, so this MIME type may change in the future."

>> The Working Groups is also sympathetic to the idea and would like to push
>> the use of other free and unencumbered formats, but feels it goes too far
>> to list these in the recommendation.
> I accept this resolution.
> Best regards,
> Ivo Emanuel Gonçalves,
> Xiph.Org Foundation

Sjoerd Mullender

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