XRID proposal for YADIS

Chasen, Les les.chasen at neustar.biz
Mon Nov 7 16:16:27 PST 2005

The spec calls for content type:  application/xrid+xml

I-Name:  =les.chasen 

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[mailto:yadis-bounces at lists.danga.com] On Behalf Of Martin Atkins
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 5:57 PM
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Subject: Re: XRID proposal for YADIS

Does XRID have a registered MIME type?

While the current spec doesn't directly depend on this, my proposed
changes do. The capabilities document must have a distinctive type which
can be sniffed for in the Accept header.

Even without my proposed changes, text/xml isn't a very reliable MIME
type to use to see if the response is a capabilities document and so the
consumer would have to just try parsing it rather than shortcutting to

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