MARC was registered a long time ago.
Some of the text is a bit dated and could stand some updating.
Patrick is right that an XML schema such as MODS or MARCXML would be text/xml.
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>>> Patrick Yott <[log in to unmask]> 02/04/09 10:59 AM >>>
Not sure about the binary MARC, but all flavors of xml should be typed to
either text/xml or application/xml, yes?
On 2/4/09 10:47 AM, "Jonathan Rochkind" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I am actually rather shocked that it seems that MARC-XML, MODS,
> MARC21-binary, do not have registered Internet Content Types (aka MIME
> Am I missing something, or is this really so?
> Anyone know what the process is for registering such? Anyone want to
> help try to do that? I guess we'd probably have to talk to the standards
> organizations for each of those types, rather than doing it independently?