Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)

Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> Tue, 22 November 2011 12:08 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)
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On Monday, November 21, 2011, 9:09:17 PM, Ned wrote:

>> Julian wrote:
>> I believe it would be better overall to register early, and then to
>> update the registration later on.

NF> +1

NF> And there is no need to change any rules to allow this. The decision of when to
NF> register a type is entirely up to the standards body doing the the registering.

NF> The word "stable" appears nowhere in RFC 4288.

Thanks for the confirmation, Ned, that there is nothing in the RFC that would prevent W3C registering media types at the W3C Candidate Recommendation stage.




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 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
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