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Re: TAG ACTION-407 -- text/html media type and legacy

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:16:53 -0500
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, public-html@w3.org, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com" <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1271963813.4466.10690.camel@pav.lan>
On Thu, 2010-04-22 at 11:37 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> I agree that is what IETF MIME registration policy requires, but that  
> doesn't seem to be what RFC2854 says on the face of it. It obsoletes  
> the previous RFCs and only mentiones HTML4.01 and XHTML1 as applicable  
> specifications.

That was the way I read it, but I gather there are
more generous/less narrow ways to read it.

>  If that is considered an error in RFC2854, then I have  
> no problem with fixing it, so long as everyone is clear what is  
> happening.

Maybe "error" is too strong... but in any case, it's clear to
me that this* is a considered change/fix/clarification.

* see Ian's msg of Tue, 20 Apr 2010 21:06:09 +0000

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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