Re: Magic Number Registry Design

Greg Roelofs (
Mon, 28 Oct 1996 08:50:29 -0600 (CST)

>(4) Code
> A code of at most 8 ASCII characters intended for use as a type
>representation icon in text-only navigation tools.
>(5) Icons
> One or more 32x32 PNG icons intended for use as a type representation
>icon in graphic navigation tools.

Are we really talking about ftp directories as seen in a web browser?
Is anyone likely to pay attention? Should there be limits or at least
recommendations on the color depth, etc.?

>(5) Class
> One of a set of semantic-class codes described below.

Below where? Is this equal to the resource type?

>What else do we need? I'm looking for discussion, criticism, and design

Do we need to specify a means for choosing a maintainer and/or replacing
one who's gone south?