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Revision as of 10:43, 5 February 2008 by Brian (Switched SHOULD to MAY, the publisher does not always have control over the end media, much like hreflang the end site does not have to honor the publisher declarations)
- HTTP Content-Type - this is the preferred terminology, especially as it emphasizes the content aspect.
- MIME type. This terminology is deprecated.
- media type. Recommend AGAINST using the term "media type" to refer to content-type as it is overloaded, and often (even more often among web design circles) used to refer to CSS media types.
In microformats, as elsewhere, content-type MAY be used when linking to audio files, PDF files, and other attachments.