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Re: [apps-discuss] W3C TAG Comment on Draft Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2012 00:32:58 +0200
To: ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson)
Cc: Tony Hansen <tony@maillennium.att.com>, apps-discuss@ietf.org, www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <ccc6p7hk8otarosn7v3brupuj3t6le8rp5@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>Bjoern Hoehrmann writes:
>
>> Saying that an inferior authority must obey a superior authority does
>> not imply that the superior authority is limited by choices any such
>> inferior authorities have made. We might find that taking such choices
>> into consideration is the responsible thing to do, but that is not what
>> the text says, and certainly not how authorities tend to operate. Look
>> no further than the +xml discussions where people do not find they need
>> to re-define +xml in a manner compatible with all existing +xml types.
>
>Actually, we've been continuing to struggle with that, [...]

Yes, indeed. That is the problem with the interpretation you proposed.
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