[sugar] xo bundle mime-type

John J5 Palmieri johnp
Fri Apr 20 16:17:44 EDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-04-20 at 21:08 +0100, Gervase Markham wrote:
> John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > I'm about to register the xo bundle mimetype so we can start working on
> > bundles being installed from the web.  A couple of choices:
> > 
> > application/xo-bundle
> > application/olpc-bundle
> > application/olpc-xo-bundle
> > 
> > any prefs or suggestions?
> Well, if you are not going to have an /x- prefix, then you will need to 
> register the MIME type with IANA.
> I don't believe it's complicated - it's just forms to fill in.

Yep I read all the RFC's and they even say it is so easy that no one
should use the x- namespace.

> > xo-bundle might not be good because x. and x- are used as experimental
> > namespaces.  
> Only x-, in fact. So xo-bundle is actually safe. I suppose it's possible 
> people might get confused about its status, but what bad consequences 
> could come from such confusion?

Some people are real pains when it comes to the correctness or perceived
correctness of all things technical.  I would prefer not to have to
waste time arguing with someone who just didn't read the spec correctly.
Not that this would actually ever happen but not starting with the x
avoids it completely ;)

John (J5) Palmieri <johnp at redhat.com>

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