MIME types and file extensions for XML
h.rzepa at ic.ac.uk
Sun Jun 14 10:13:03 BST 1998
>Really something like
There is of course a multipart PRIMARY type, and it have it also as a
secondary type seems confusing. Multipart however is largely used in email
(the original reason for MIME) to carry multi-component attachments.
It does seem suited for what you have in mind here!!
Why not multipart/xml ?
>But as a result, Scott Nelson proposed model/ for carrying various
>structured data models, mainly multidimensional data arrays, I think. I
>think it got through... Henry?
Yes, model is now a ratified primary MIME type. Not sure how widely adopted
it is; mostly in the VRML community, who use model/vrml
>The other proposal being text/xml? text/sgml has been accepted by the IETF
>for some time, right?
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