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Re: The 'image/svg+xml' Media Type

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 18:50:57 +0200
Message-ID: <167312124218.20020618185057@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org, Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>

On Tuesday, June 18, 2002, 5:44:11 PM, Tobias wrote:

TR> Braden McDaniel wrote:

>> Furthermore, the type simply is wrong-headed. "application/ecmascript"
>> is appropriate.

TR> ... "because"?

TR>  From my POV, having limited knowledge of the implications related to 
TR> MIME Type naming, I think that application/ecmascript is better than 
TR> text/ecmascript, because the main characteristic of a portion of ECMA 
TR> Script code is being an application; a program. It is also text, but I 
TR> don't view this as it's main property.

Suggest that you read the definition of 'application' in that case. it
doesn't really fit, either.

The paucity of top-level types is a known problem with MIME.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Tuesday, 18 June 2002 12:53:15 UTC

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