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Guidelines for the Definition of New Top-Level Media Types

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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:

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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

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

   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.


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

RFC Editor Note