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MIME type of XML Schema

From: Jonathan Borden <jborden@mediaone.net>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2001 09:25:40 -0500
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Message-ID: <002701c0aeee$24a1b200$0201a8c0@ne.mediaone.net>
Congratulations on moving to PR!

As I am sure you are all aware the MSL proposes a fragment id syntax to
identify XML Schema types. This would serve as a syntax mapping type QNames
onto URI references.

XPointer provides for xpointer scheme extensions (beyond xmlns and xpointer)
for media-types _other than application/xml and text/xml_

The current PR suggests use of MIME types application/xml or text/xml

A two part suggestion:

1) Register an XML Schema MIME type, e.g. application/schema+xml

2) Define an xpointer scheme "type" using a suitable syntax to serve as a
defined extension for the XML Schema MIME type

Jonathan Borden
The Open Healthcare Group
Received on Saturday, 17 March 2001 09:24:21 UTC

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