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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: XML Dev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 11:25:10 -0500
Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Your arbitrary level proposal is quite reasonable, though I suspect that
> that would require considerably more development (through the full IETF
> process) than just adding a new top-level type.
Either way requires a standards-track RFC. The trouble is that
XML just isn't a content type analogous to "text", "video", "image",
"audio", "model", etc: it's a format, or rather a metaformat.
Content-types are supposed to be named based on what they are good
for, rather than what the details of the internal format are.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan email@example.com
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