> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Jonathan Rochkind
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 12:02 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] MIME Type for MARC, Mods, etc.?
> I'm confused about your suggestion of registering a content type for
> SRU. My understanding is that SRU is a _protocol_, not a media type?
SRU is a messaging protocol just like SOAP and HTTP. When SRU and SOAP
are tunneled through HTTP you are sending back the SRU "message" as the
HTTP entity representation which contains a result set from the search.
You can register protocol messages with IANA, e.g., application/soap+xml