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XML root-level MIME type?

From: Jeffrey Yasskin <jyasskin@appcomp.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 20:24:16 -0500
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To: www-style@w3.org
This is probably not the right place to be asking this, so please direct me
to the right place.

Is there an effort underway to add XML as a root-level MIME type? As in,
XSLT and XSL would be xml/xsl, svg could be xml/svg. (Although image/svg
works) XHTML could be xml/xhtml. I think this is a good idea because
compressing all the possible XML formats into "text/xml" and
"application/xml" seems squished. And xml is really not just text.

Jeffrey Yasskin
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2001 21:28:50 UTC

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