Media types

MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given) eb2m-mrt at
Fri Oct 29 13:21:07 CEST 2010

> 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.

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 syntax.


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