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   Re: XML media types revisited

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  • From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>
  • To: XML-Dev Mailing list <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Jan 1999 19:02:00 -0500

At 10:49 AM 1/15/99 +1000, James Robertson wrote:
>Maybe I'm overlooking the obvious, but:
>What distinguishes cml, MathML, etc from any other
>ie, if we are looking at xml/mathml, why shouldn't
>I expect to have:
>	xml/myml
>	xml/theirml
>	xml/everyonesml
>That is, if we are using the MIME type to distinguish
>between DTDs, won't we need a type for _every_ DTD
>that could be used for interchange?

That's fine by me, except that it would need to be:
xml/x-everyonesml (or xml/everyonesml if 'everyonesml' was a registered

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