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RE: Media type encoding parameter?

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 06:40:19 -0800
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D05A53CC2@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek@systinet.com>, "Christopher Ferris" <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

I think there is a close relationship between the intent of a message
and the type (at least as described by the SOAPAction header field). By
connecting the two, the relationship would be made explicit.

Henrik

> I don't think that this is enough of a reason for overloading
>the type. And anyway, any MIME-based protocol can add a
>SOAPAction MIME header so it _can_ translate across different
>protocols. I doubt non-MIME-based protocols would use MIME type
>in its full form, i.e. possibly with parameters. Is there such a
>protocol?
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