[Catalog-sig] .egg media type? (was: PyPI upload doesn't support eggs?)

Fred Drake fdrake at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 20:04:17 CEST 2005


On 6/27/05, Ryan Tomayko <rtomayko at gmail.com> wrote:
> The "+xml" suffix is the only suffixing scheme at IANA and is
> normatively defined in the RFC 3023 XML Media Types [1]. The section
> linked to below contains justification for inventing the suffixing
> scheme, which is almost as interesting as it is amusing. :)

The "XML is the first generic data format that has seemed to justify
special treatment" (A.14) in certainly humorous, especially given the
context of this discussion.

I'm firmly in the "application/egg+zip" camp at this point.


  -Fred

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