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Re: XML root-level MIME type?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 03:47:36 +0200
To: Jeffrey Yasskin <jyasskin@appcomp.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <gfspdtg71g46fa428q580r2dpec8dt3cir@4ax.com>
* Jeffrey Yasskin wrote:
>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.

Take a look at http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3023.txt and the discussion
around it.
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