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Re: [APPS-REVIEW] Metalink XML Download Description Format (draft-bryan-

  • From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@g...>
  • To: Anthony Bryan <anthonybryan@g...>
  • Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 20:54:29 +0200

Re: [APPS-REVIEW] Metalink XML Download Description Format (draft-bryan-
Anthony Bryan wrote:
> ...
>> One way out of that would by to "grab" special type names like "torrent",
>> and hardwire them. That should be ok as long as they can't collide with
>> registered names (thus no "/" allowed).
> 
> Great, thanks Julian! Thanks to the other people that mentioned this
> as well, it seems much cleaner & tightened up now. :)
> 
> Do I need to explicitly state no "/" allowed, or just know any that
> ones I'm defining can't be "/" ?

I'd say that types without "/" are reserved, and the only reserved value 
for now is "torrent".

> And would it be better to just allow the unofficial MIME type, instead
> of essentially creating an unofficial registry with one or a handful
> of entries? Or is MIME types plus hardwired entries better?
> ...

I think you'll see pushback once you start to make normative 
requirements related to unregistered mime types. So, you can also try to 
get a type registered, which of course would be the cleaner solution...

BR, Julian


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