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

Fred Drake fdrake at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 15:55:04 CEST 2005

On 6/27/05, Ryan Tomayko <rtomayko at gmail.com> wrote:
> On an almost related note, what should the MIME content/media type be
> for serving egg files via HTTP? It may be advantageous to use
> "application/zip" [1].


> A derivative like "application/egg+zip" would allow the media type to
> be associated with easy_install or other handlers while preserving
> the base media type information (although I'm not completely clear on
> whether derivatives require registration).

"application/egg+zip" would require registration.  I've not seen the
"+foo" annotation style used for anything other than "+xml" yet, but
this use makes sense to me.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.    <fdrake at gmail.com>
Zope Corporation

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