MIME registration for application/gdiff
chris at w3.org
Fri Sep 24 13:42:07 CEST 2004
On Friday, September 24, 2004, 9:41:52 AM, Linus wrote:
LW> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Lisa Dusseault wrote:
>> I'm trying to register a MIME type officially for application/gdiff.
>> This type was defined in a W3C NOTE several years ago:
LW> Registering types in the IETF trees nominally involves writing some RFC
LW> document. (Tech notes from W3 have no validity for the IETF.)
Or, to clarify: Registering types in the Standards tree involves writing
an RFC (for IETF formats) or a W3C standards track document (for W3C
formats) or the equivalent standards track document (for other standards
W3C Notes are not standards track documents:
"This document is a NOTE made available by the W3 Consortium for
discussion only. This indicates no endorsement of its content, nor
that the Consortium has, is, or will be allocating any resources to
the issues addressed by the NOTE."
LW> Given that W3 has not bothered to do this themselves,
Given that such W3C notes are not eligible for registration in the
LW> I'd recommend that
LW> you file a small, informational RFC for this, so that the MIME type can
LW> eventually be added.
Yup. Or register in the vnd. or prs. trees as appropriate. Or use
application/x.gdiff (without registration).
Chris Lilley mailto:chris at w3.org
Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Member, W3C Technical Architecture Group
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