Media types

Makoto eb2mmrt at
Fri Oct 29 11:05:18 CEST 2010

Wearing my WG4 convenor hat, +zip is too late and auto
detection of zip is already easy.

Wearing my EPUB WG EGLS sub group coordinator
hat, application/epub+zip is widely used but not
registered yet.  Moreover, EPUB has to register it for
developing its own fragment identifier

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On 2010/10/29, at 17:00, Jirka Kosek <jirka at> wrote:

> MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given) wrote:
>> One thing we should discuss is media types for ZIP.
>> Application/zip was registered in 1993. See
>> Should we also create a media type naming convention "+zip"?
>> This is similar to "+xml" (RFC 3023).
> Is this really necessary? At least currently existing formats  
> relying on
> ZIP (like OOXML, ODF) have their own media type and it doesn't make
> sense to change them. So such new media type can be of use only for
> newly created ZIP based formats.
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