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   Re: media types of stylesheets

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  • From: THOMAS PASSIN <tpassin@idsonline.com>
  • To: <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 20:22:44 -0500

Didier PH Martin responded to a question about the MIME type of an xslt
> No its not. The MIME type for XSLT is "text/xsl", the MIME type for DSSSL
> "text/dsssl" and the MIME type for CSS is "text/css".
> Now, the question is: Does these MIME types are well registered to IANA? I
> do not know. If not, it is then a practice shared by the XML community to
> use these MIME types for style sheets.
There is just now a thread about this on the Apache xml developer's list.
There, it was posted that
1) text/xsl is NOT a registered MIME type,
2) it will NEVER be one, and
3) there is work going on that looks like it will lead to a type
application/xslt-xml, or something like that (I don't have the post on this

Tom Passin

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