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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 13:45:05 +0200
Message-ID: <4A9BB7C1.9010303@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> ...
>> No. Anything in an RFC is normative unless it's explicitly stated 
>> otherwise.
> I see. Earlier this month you did not disagree with me on this:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2009Aug/1195.html
> ...

I did disagree, but did not feel worth mentioning it.

> Can you answer my questions assuming the last sentence is dropped. That 
> is, why is this a requirement for media type registrations and where is 
> that documented?

I don't know whether it's documented (and where), but I think it's 
obvious as the media type is supposed to describe existing content as well.

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 11:45:52 UTC

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