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Re: 4506 Addendum: HTTP Accept Header Value

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2007 23:01:22 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640707112001v2362159bt102c08e87d7b2225@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Pete Wenzel" <pete.wenzel@sun.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org

On 7/11/07, Pete Wenzel <pete.wenzel@sun.com> wrote:
>
> The 6/27 minutes at
> http://www.w3.org/2007/06/27-xmlprotocol-minutes.html
> show that the WG agreed to the following text proposed by Anish:
>
>   "For example, when using SOAP/HTTP binding, the 'Accept' HTTP header
>   value of 'application/xop+xml' in the request message indicates that
>   the response may be sent using MTOM encoding."
>
> When this had been discussed previously, I expressed concern, because
> the outermost wrapper is, of course, the multipart/related media type,
> not application/xop+xml.  Fortunately, the HTTP Accept header allows
> parameter qualifications, so a value of
>
>   multipart/related; type=application/xop+xml
>
> should accurately express what is intended.

It seems to me that you'd want both, no?  I'm assuming that
application/xop+xml can be used independently of the multipart MIME
solution.

Mark.
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