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Re: typo?

From: Shivaram Mysore <shivarammysore@yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 10:21:27 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <20050331182127.31878.qmail@web51502.mail.yahoo.com>
To: jose.kahan@w3.org
Cc: XKMS WG <www-xkms@w3.org>
Thanks Jose for the response.

Jose Kahan <jose.kahan@w3.org> wrote:
> Jose had written:

> I'm not sure if you're quoting the MIME type for XML-ENC or just XML?
> The one that has been requested for XML-ENC is application/xenc+xml.
> I'm not sure which one you want to use there :)

My bad. I had not realized that this MimeType corresponds to the plaintext
of the cypher text (as defined in xml:enc), which is text/xml 
(the private key parameters).

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 08:45:01AM -0800, Shivaram Mysore wrote:

> In regards to changing of Mime type application/xenc+xml was proposed as an internet draft. It is not a RFC. More over that draft has also expired. The correct way to specify is text/xml .

FYI, The move to application/xenc+xml was recently relaunched once more[1] and it's 
the MIME type that's given by the XML encryption recommendation[2]. I don't know
how long this will take, though as they have asked us to resubmit it

> In regards to grammar, "a" or "the" both mean "one". So, I believe the usage is ok.

OK :) just checking.

> Hence, both of these changes will not be made. If you believe that this should not be the resoultion, please send additional information.

I agree with your decision.



[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/REC-xmlenc-core-20021210/#sec-MediaType

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