Re: proposal for MIME behavior in GNOME

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 10:01:56AM -0800, Shahms King wrote:
> On Fri, 2003-12-05 at 09:47, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >   Unfortunately Mime-Type is clearly inadequate now for specifying
> > the default processing of a resource in the face of XML usage.
> > One way is to try to detect namespaces in the document first kbyte
> > or so, grepping for common strings might be sufficient. But it is
> > outside purely Mime-Type handling...
> > 
> > Daniel
> Isn't this what "subtype" (I'm not sure of the exact term here) for?
> i.e. for SVG application/xml+svg rather than application/xml,
> application/svg or image/svg?

   Right, except it's image/svg+xml not the way around (see 8.16-8.19 + appendix A)


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