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Re: Revised Internet-Draft: Media Feature - xmlns

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 22:24:59 -0500 (EST)
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: ned.freed@mrochek.com, "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, www-tag@w3.org, ietf-xml-mime@imc.org
Message-Id: <E16dNNL-0001z9-00@mercury.ccil.org>
Mark Nottingham scripsit:

> True. However, there are many formats (especially XML-based) which
> are neither vendor-specific or 'personal'; instead, the represent
> loose consensus among a number of partners or other interested
> parties.

There is no reason why lightweight "vendors" cannot be created for
such situations.  A media type emerging on the xml-dev list,
for example, might very well have a name like
application/vnd.xml-dev.fubar+xml.

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John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all.  There
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that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful.
        --_The Hobbit_
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