[ietf-types] Status of application/patch or text/patch?

Jon Moore <jonm@jjmoore.net> Wed, 11 July 2012 01:11 UTC

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Hi folks,

Given the recent arrival of HTTP PATCH in RFC 5789[1], it seems like
registering a media type for the output of the 'diff' utility would be
a good idea. I found this thread from 2007 where Julian Reschke
proposed this exact thing:


Does anyone know where this landed? I'd like to pick up the torch and
at least work on text/diff (using the unified diff format, and limited
to those diffs that can be rendered as valid text/* types). I've
started putting together an Internet Draft for it, but was wondering
if this had actually run into technical trouble, or if it just ran out
of steam in 2007.

Any guidance would be appreciated!

Jon Moore