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Re: Changes checked in to son-of-3023

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 22:57:24 -0500
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20091107035724.GB7485@mercury.ccil.org>
Simon Pieters scripsit:

> I think HTTP and MIME should be fixed, but I think that shouldn't be a  
> blocker for redefining text/xml.

We don't own the definition.

> So? Why do we care about conforming to IETF fundamentals that are ignored  
> by implementations?

Because we don't own the definition.

> Deprecating text/xml does not remove text/xml legacy, so doesn't fix the  
> problem.

True, but that can't be helped.

> Why can't text/xml do the same [as text/html]?

Because we don't own the definition.

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