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Re: 9 July 2003 draft of "Client handling of MIME headers" available

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 09 Jul 2003 17:06:40 -0500
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: "Ian B. Jacobs" <ij@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1057788399.16158.400.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Wed, 2003-07-09 at 16:03, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at 10:17  PM, Dan Connolly wrote:
[...]
> > The IESG is on record as having repeatedly dropped the
> > ball on W3C registrations. See
> >   http://www.w3.org/2003/06/17-w3c-ietf#mimereg
> > and the paper trail going back at least a year on this
> >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-ietf-w3c/2002Aug/0000.html
> 
> At no point has the IESG ever been responsible for media type 
> registrations,
> as is clearly documented in the RFCs that define the process for those
> registrations.

On the contrary:

"Registration in the IETF tree requires approval  by the IESG"
  -- 2.1.1.  IETF Tree
  ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2048.txt
 cited from
 "Application for MIME Media Type"
 http://www.iana.org/cgi-bin/mediatypes.pl
 <-- http://www.iana.org/protocols/forms.htm
  http://www.iana.org/

-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 10 July 2003 01:00:07 UTC

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