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Re: A WSDL media type and the TAG

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2002 12:54:06 +0100
Message-ID: <3DC902DE.7080103@crf.canon.fr>
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, www-ws-desc@w3.org

XMLP's reasons for defining "application/soap+xml" were, AFAIR:

* SOAP messages typically targetted at applications, not humans 
(hence "application").

* Carried XML content, so should be processeable by any typical 
XML application (hence the "+xml").

* Mostly targetted at SOAP processor (hence "soap").

Don't we have similar reasons for adopting either "text/wsdl+xml" 
or "application/wsdl+xml"?


Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-11-04 at 18:24, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
>>>>"W3C Working Groups engaged in defining a language SHOULD arrange
>>>>the registration of an Internet Media Type (defined in RFC 2046
>>>>[RFC2046]) for that language;[...]"
>>How do you conclude from this that we don't need to define a media type?
>>I reached the opposite conclusion.
> This is a TAG finding, not a W3C Recommendation. In any case, as Arthur
> and I pointed out, they are reasons to define one.
> Philippe
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