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Re: Media type encoding parameter?

From: Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2002 14:21:40 -0500
Message-ID: <3C34AF44.8060406@sun.com>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
because as an HTTP header, it doesn't translate across
different communication protocols, whereas as a mime
parameter on Content-Type, it could be used in any
communication protocol capable of mime content.

Cheers,

Chris

Jacek Kopecky wrote:

>  Chris,
>  why do you think "action" (as explained for SOAPAction - the
> "intent" of the message) belongs to the MIME _type_ of the
> message?
>  I think intent and type are two different, orthogonal things.
> 
>                    Jacek Kopecky
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>                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
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> On Thu, 3 Jan 2002, Christopher Ferris wrote:
> 
>  > I much prefer Henrik's suggested addition of an
>  > action parameter in the mime header over the SOAPAction
>  > HTTP header. I also think that charset is appropriate,
>  > but that's about all.
>  >
>  > Cheers,
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>  > Chris
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>  >  >  > Including "action"?  I thought Henrik described its value well.  I had
>  >  >  > suggested the same thing a few months earlier too.
>  >  >
>  >  >  Excluding "action". This parameter (if it's what is represented
>  >  > by the SOAPAction header now), IMO, does not belong to the MIME
>  >  > _type_ of the message. But in any case the reasons for SOAPAction
>  >  > have been considered good enough by the WG and I don't want to
>  >  > object to this resolution now.
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>  >  >                    Jacek Kopecky
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>  >  >                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>  >  >                    http://www.systinet.com/
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