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RE: Media types

From: Graham Klyne <GK@NineByNine.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 23:32:32 +0000
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20020117232536.00a00bc0@joy.songbird.com>
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Cc: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>, www-tag@w3.org, ietf-xml-mime@imc.org
At 07:22 PM 1/17/02 -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> > > At what point does it make sense to move beyond MIME?
> > >
> >
> > Is it MIME or just the singular Content-Type that is a problem?
>
>Singular content-type.  I don't think the rest of MIME (except some
>encoding issues) causes much trouble.

Well, we now have ways to express other (non-primary) content types.

E.g., per RFC 2912, RFC 2913, ...

   Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="break"
   Content-features:
     (& (Type="text/plain") (Type="image/jpeg") (Type="audio/wav") )

#g



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