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On Media-Types, Content-Types, and related terminology

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Authors Carsten Bormann , Henk Birkholz
Last updated 2021-08-26 (Latest revision 2021-02-22)
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There is a lot of confusion about media-types, content-types, and related terminology. This memo is an attempt at clearing it up, so we can use consistent terminology in CoRE and related specifications. It also defines some ABNF that can be used in these specifications.


Carsten Bormann
Henk Birkholz

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