Lloyd Wood wrote:
On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, John Stracke wrote:
Yesterday I participated in a W3C/IETF coordination
call where one of the topics was about the registration
of mime types defined by W3C Recommendations. A summary
of the meeting will be available soon to the W3C Membership.
what about the IETF membership?
Why would the process be any different for the W3C than for anybody
else? It is perfectly possible to have a MIME registration RFC that
references a non-IETF document for the actual syntax of the format.
For example, see RFC-3240.
The W3C members pay good money to see that their formats become
To be clear, I am asking why the summary of the meeting will only be
made available to the (closed, fee-paying) W3C membership.
I do not know whether there will be a public summary
of the meeting.
Joseph Reagle has captured in a public document 
the practical steps W3C WGs should take to register
a MIME type with IANA.
Ian Jacobs (ij(_at_)w3(_dot_)org) http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel: +1 718 260-9447