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Re: registering formats in the web [uriMediaType-9] [Fwd: Request for MIME media type Application/Personal Tree - prs.]

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 19:30:15 +0100
Message-ID: <43F767B7.4070908@activemath.org>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, www-tag@w3.org

Mark Baker wrote
> Are you perhaps thinking that the URI in the parameter could be used
> to dispatch applications?  If so, I don't think that's workable as
> virtually all (AFAICT) software that dispatches off media types, does
> it off the media type name independent of the value of any parameters.
>   
can you be more precise here ?
Does this mean that some intermediates loose the parameters ?
Or does this mean that applications don't use ?
In the latter case, it's just a matter, for the applications, to use it. 
Or ?

paul
Received on Sunday, 19 February 2006 02:36:49 GMT

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