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Re: XML Protocol LC issue 470 resolution

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 13:48:28 +0100
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To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: xmlp-comments@w3.org

Unfortunately, I can't view your reference [1] to review this -- I get the 
following error:
Error loading stylesheet: A network error occured loading an XSLT 

(Using both Mozilla and Firefox browsers.)


At 16:07 29/06/04 -0700, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>The XML Protocol Working Group has resolved issue 470 [1], regarding XOP's 
>use of media types.
>Regarding section 1.2: this was indeed a typo, and we will have it 
>corrected in the next draft.
>Regarding section 5: we did consider such a solution, but it had the 
>drawback that the original media type
>would not be visible at the outer level using Multipart MIME.
>In other words, the multipart/related media type only allows a parameter 
>to identify the media type of the root part; any parameters of the root 
>part's media type must be discovered by examining the root part itself.
>Given this, we decided that the current design of XOP regarding media 
>types, while not optimal, was the best we could do within the limitations 
>of the MIME system.
>I hope this satisfies your concern.
>1. http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-lc-issues#x470
>Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/

Graham Klyne
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