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

From: Dave Hodder <dmh@dmh.org.uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2002 18:39:02 +0000
To: www-svg@w3.org, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20021113183902.A134@dmh.org.uk>

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 09:17:05AM +0100, Chris Lilley wrote:


> This mail is just to confirm that the issues of MIME registration are
> once again under discussion in the SVG WG; that the related issue of
> registration of a MIME type for ECMAscript has also recently
> restarted, and that we do indeed plan to release a registration
> document shortly.
> The issue of a possible parameter to indicate the profile, or to
> indicate the version of SVG, or to indicate a charset in parallel with
> the XML encoding declaration, was discussed; some people were happy
> with this to be optional (but then, it could not be relied upon) and
> no-one was in favour of making it mandatory. Existing practice
> indicates that these parameters are not needed, and can be harmful.
> This decision simplifies the remaining issues to creating a
> registration document that will work for all SVG 1.x, not just SVG
> 1.0, thus aiding deployment.

Thanks Chris, this all looks good to me.  I'm very happy that progress
is being made.


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