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Re: SVG12: Transfer-Encoding

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2005 19:49:42 +0200
Message-ID: <1766143044.20051011194942@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-svg@w3.org, Lafon@w3.org

On Tuesday, October 11, 2005, 7:16:44 PM, Boris wrote:

BZ> Chris Lilley wrote:
>> in this regard, but HTTP/1.1 defers to an IANA registry, and
>> http://www.iana.org/assignments/transfer-encodings
>> lists only 7bit, 8bit, binary, quoted-printable and base64.

BZ> That looks like the list of values for the MIME 
BZ> Content-Transfer-Encoding header (which HTTP/1.1 does not use; see 
BZ> section 19.4.5 of RFC 2616).

>> Do I have the wrong registry, or is HTTP/1.1 inconsistent wrt the IANA
>> registry, using terms it claims are registered but in fact are not?

BZ> I think you have the wrong registry.  Looking at 
BZ> http://www.iana.org/numbers.html under "H", I think the "Hypertext 
BZ> Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Parameters" one is the one you want.  The 
BZ> linked text "Trasnfer-Coding Values" [sic; I bet this typo is why you 
BZ> couldn't find it] points to 
BZ> http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-parameters which has gzip, etc.

Thanks, yes you are right. And yeah, that's probably why I could not find
it at first.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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