Re: Fwd: Three bits on MediaTypes and IANA

Putting aside my confusion or disagreement with both of your reasons -- not 
uncommon to happen on this topic -- I want to focus on my immediate 
requirement: who/how do I ask such that URIs are allocated for the 
registered mediatypes (and better yet their paramter/values)?

On Wednesday 16 January 2002 14:33, Keith Moore wrote:
> > Nor any policy that they should not.
> I would strongly argue *against* defining a URL for each media-type.
> First, because this would constrain how IANA organizes its site in
> the future.  Second, because it would encourage the practice of
> using URLs in place of registered names, thereby creating confusion
> and bypassing the established mechanisms for registration of those names.
> Keith


Joseph Reagle Jr.       
W3C Policy Analyst      
IETF/W3C XML-Signature Co-Chair
W3C XML Encryption Chair

Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2002 18:56:36 UTC