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   Re: MIME types for XML and gangs?

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  • From: MURATA Makoto <murata@apsdc.ksp.fujixerox.co.jp>
  • To: <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 07 Nov 1997 20:10:44 +0900

Don Park writes:
>Has MIME types been assigned for XML resources and XML-based resources (i.e.
>CDF, RDF, etc.).  Since HTML is "text/html", I guess "text/xml" would makes
>sense.  What about the XML-based resource formats?  Should they have
>separate MIME types?

Yes, the plan of the WG is to register text/xml and application/xml.  
We should use text/xml usually.  application/xml is for sending XML 
documents in UTF-16 or UCS-2 via e-mail.

#I haven't done my homework, which is to write an RFC draft ....

MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given)
Fuji Xerox Information Systems
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