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Re: [SVGMobile12] requiredFormats attribute description

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 16:24:52 +0200
Message-ID: <1215043237.20060608162452@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Cc: T Rowley <tor@cs.brown.edu>

Hello www-svg,

T Rowley <tor@cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> The format definition for requiredFormats uses MIME types, but specifies 
> that these must be categorized (image, video, audio, etc).  This seems 
> to be redundant information that can be removed, just leaving the bare 
> MIME types.

Originally, having a richer range of values than the IANA top-level
types this was not redundant - for example, testing whether something is
supported as a scripting format, as a a stylesheet, as a font, etc.

However, we have discussed this and decided to remove the
functional notation, using simply a (space separated list of) Internet
Media types.

We hope this responds satisfactorily to your comment, if not please let
us know shortly.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Thursday, 8 June 2006 14:25:00 UTC

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