[ietf-types] Registration for multipart/x-mixed-replace

"Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org> Tue, 07 August 2012 11:35 UTC

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Subject: [ietf-types] Registration for multipart/x-mixed-replace
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This is a request to register the multipart/x-mixed-replace media type
by reference to the HTML5 specification:


Type name:

Subtype name:

Required parameters:
  boundary (defined in RFC2046) [RFC2046]

Optional parameters:
  No optional parameters.

Encoding considerations:

Security considerations:
  Subresources of a multipart/x-mixed-replace resource can be of any type,
  including types with non-trivial security implications such as text/html.

Interoperability considerations:

Published specification:
  The HTML5 specification describes processing rules for Web browsers.
  Conformance requirements for generating resources with this type are the
  same as for multipart/mixed. [RFC2046]

Applications that use this media type:
    This type is intended to be used in resources generated by Web servers,
    for consumption by Web browsers.

Additional information:
  Magic number(s):
    No sequence of bytes can uniquely identify a multipart/x-mixed-replace

  File extension(s):
    No specific file extensions are recommended for this type.

  Macintosh file type code(s):
    No specific Macintosh file type codes are recommended for this type.

Person & email address to contact for further information:
  Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>

Intended usage:

Restrictions on usage:
  No restrictions apply.
  Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

Change controller:

Fragment identifiers used with multipart/x-mixed-replace resources apply to
each body part as defined by the type used by that body part.

Michael[tm] Smith http://people.w3.org/mike