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Re: soap:body and media types (fwd)

From: Anish Karmarkar <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 14:19:06 -0700
Message-ID: <42B33E4A.60605@oracle.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org

Perhaps not the best place to discuss Atom, but was curious as to how 
this work given that MIME media types apply to octet-streams?

-Anish
--

Mark Baker wrote:
> I see Atom as a sort of "simple SOAP" in that it's a generic, XML based
> envelope for content.  It might interest you to know that it supports
> using a media type to describe the content of entries, even when they're
> XML;
> 
>   On the atom:content element, the value of the "type" attribute MAY be
>   one of "text", "html", or "xhtml".  Failing that, it MUST be a MIME
>   media type, but MUST NOT be a composite type (see Section 4.2.6 of
>   [MIMEREG]).  If the type attribute is not provided, Atom Processors
>   MUST behave as though it were present with a value of "text".
> 
>  -- Sec 4.1.3.1 of
>     http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-atompub-format-09.txt
> 
> Mark.
> --
> Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.          http://www.markbaker.ca
> Coactus; Web-inspired integration strategies   http://www.coactus.com
> 
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