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Content-type vs. media-type?

From: Leif Warner <abimelech@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 00:29:20 -0700
Message-ID: <54d4ec0f0904280029l2bb47911q1612d6170b7f0a0@mail.gmail.com>
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
I was just wondering if there was a difference between the "content-type"
name versus the name "media-type"; I see both used throughout the spec, and
have a hard time keeping track of which step calls for which version of the
E.g. p:unescape-markup has the "content-type" option, while p:escape-markup
has the "media-type" option.
Is the difference just "media-type" is used to set a characteristic of
outgoing content, while "content-type" is a characteristic of incoming
-Leif Warner
Received on Tuesday, 28 April 2009 07:30:01 UTC

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