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- From: James Robertson <email@example.com>
- To: XML-Dev Mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 11:26:04 +1000
At 10:02 15/01/1999 , Simon St.Laurent wrote:
| 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
OK, that's fine.
But to rephrase my question:
Who decides which DTDs have sufficient merit/useage/stability/etc
to warrant a registered subtype?
It seems unrealistic to expect IETF to make those sort
Or, to rephrase again:
If I write a new DTD for (say) classifying house bricks,
to be used in the building industry, and I go to to the
IETF, and say:
Give me a registered subtype!
What should they do and say?
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