Re: [ietf-types] Request of new MIME type for Python.

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Mon, 23 April 2012 15:44 UTC

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On 4/22/12 4:35 PM, Jesús Hernández Gormaz wrote:
> Hello I am Jesús Hernández Gormaz, I would like to propose that the
> MIME type text / x-python pass to register with the IANA and thus
> switch to a text / python completelystandard and accepted. Also, as
> I guess will know, Python handles files .pyc besides the .py and
> .pyc are your bytecode, so I propose a typoapplication /
> x-python-bytecode to begin to give these files its own MIME type ,
> and encourage as in the previous case to formalize an application
> /bytecode-python as it seems important formalziar Python MIME
> types.

I see no reason for the x- names. See Section 3.4 of RFC 4288 as well
as draft-ietf-appsawg-xdash.

Peter

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