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Guidelines for the Definition of New Top-Level Media Types
draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel-05

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From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
Cc: The IESG <iesg@ietf.org>, draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel@ietf.org, harald@alvestrand.no, media-types@ietf.org, mediaman-chairs@ietf.org, rfc-editor@rfc-editor.org, superuser@gmail.com
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Guidelines for the Definition of New Top-Level Media Types' to Best Current Practice (draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel-03.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Guidelines for the Definition of New Top-Level Media Types'
  (draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel-03.txt) as Best Current Practice

This document is the product of the Media Type Maintenance Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Murray Kucherawy and Francesca Palombini.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-mediaman-toplevel/


Ballot Text

Technical Summary

   This document defines best practices for defining new top-level media
   types.  It also introduces a registry for top-level media types, and
   contains a short history of top-level media types.  It updates RFC
   6838.

Working Group Summary
   
   The document represents a consensus (broad agreement) of the WG. The number of
   participants in the WG is not large, but it does include the current media type
   reviewers.

   Nothing was contentious; no appeals were threatened.

Document Quality

   This document and the other one being submitted by MEDIAMAN
   were developed in the presence of the media type reviewers.
   Can't ask for a better venue than that.

Personnel

   The Document Shepherd for this document is Harald T. Alvestrand. The
   Responsible Area Director is Murray Kucherawy.

RFC Editor Note