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Guidelines for the Definition of New Top Level Media Types

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Martin J. Dürst
Last updated 2022-03-06
Replaced by draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The goal of this document is to identify best practices for defining new top-level media types. It updates RFC 6838 [RFC6838], when approved. Comments and discussion about this document should be directed to, the mailing list of the Media Type Maintenance (mediaman) WG.


Martin J. Dürst

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