Re: [ietf-types] Review of application/vnd.error+xml and application/vnd.error+json

Ben Longden <> Sat, 28 April 2012 21:12 UTC

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Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 22:12:37 +0100
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Subject: Re: [ietf-types] Review of application/vnd.error+xml and application/vnd.error+json
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Hi Bjoern,

On 28 Apr 2012, at 00:24, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> This is using an outdated version of the template. The current one is in
> RFC 4288, some field names are different and others are organized a bit
> differently.

Thanks for that. I have incorporated your changes. Here is the updated document. Again - I wont repost the json equivalent as the differences should be fairly apparent!

   Type name: application

   Subtype name: vnd.error+xml

   Required parameters: none

   Optional parameters: charset (matching the specification for text/xml)

   Encoding considerations: binary

   Security considerations: This media type provides a read only representation of an error state in an application. It does not contain any executable content. No privacy or integrity protection is provided; if either is needed they must be provided by some external service.

   Interoperability considerations: none

   Published specification:

   Applications that use this media type: Web applications

   Additional information:

     Magic number(s):
     File extension(s):
     Macintosh file type code(s):

   Person & email address to contact for further information: Ben Longden <>

   Intended usage: common

   Restrictions on usage: none

   Author: Ben Longden

   Change controller: Ben Longden