No media type

Hi folks,

I'm offline, so perhaps the answer is somewhere in the minutes, but
they're not readily available.

I seem to recall that we decided explicitly not to register a MIME
type for XProc (e.g., application/xproc+xml). What was our rational?
Was it simply that we didn't think we needed one, or that we wanted to
explicitly piggyback on RFC 3023bis (though I think the "+xml" media
type would accomplish that as well)?

I ask because I find myself in a situation where I want to distinguish
between XSL transformations and XProc pipelines. Following the
convention of the XML Stylesheet PI and the script and link elements
in HTML, it's tempting to say:

  <transform name="foo" type="text/xsl" fileref="foo.xsl"/>
  <transform name="bar" type="application/xproc+xml" fileref="bar.xpl"/>

Except I can't because there isn't a MIME if we aren't
going to define a MIME type, what should I do in this case?

                                        Be seeing you,

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                              | also acquired the days in which to
                              | spend it?'--Solomon Ibn Gabirol

Received on Monday, 23 November 2009 15:51:23 UTC