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New MIME type registration procedure approved

From: Graham Klyne <gk@ninebynine.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2004 10:47:31 +0000
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To: rdf core <w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Aaron Swartz <me@aaronsw.com>

 From the IETF announcement list:

I'm not sure how this affects our MIME type registration... I need to read 
the revised spec more closely, and it may be a while until it is actually 
published as an RFC.  I suggest we get our own I-D in order, and review the 
situation at that point.

See also:


The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Part Four: Registration
    Procedures '
    <draft-freed-mime-p4-04.txt> as a BCP

This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an
IETF Working Group.

The IESG contact person is Ted Hardie.

Technical Summary

This document defines registration procedures which use the Internet
  Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) as a central registry for
  values related to MIME. Of particular interest is the registration procedur
media types described in Section 3.3.

Note that registration of charsets for use in MIME is specified in [RFC2798]
  and is no longer addressed by this document

Working Group Summary

There was no working group reviewing this document, but the
community's experience with MIME is now extensive, and this revision
has been broadly reviewed.

Protocol Quality

  This document was reviewed for the IESG by Ted Hardie.

RFC-Editor Team,

Please add the following text to Appendix B:

     o Registration of charsets for use in MIME is specified in [RFC2798]
         and is no longer addressed by this document.

Graham Klyne
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