Media Type 'application/' Details

Media Type 'application/' Details

Basic Info
Media Type application
Registered? Yes
See also Ledoux

Tags: (none)

File Formats: (none)


(last updated December 2005)

Name : Eric Ledoux
Email : [email protected]

MIME media type name : Application
MIME subtype name : Vendor Tree -
Required parameters : N/A

Optional parameters :
Encoding considerations : binary
This media type may require encoding on transports not capable
of handling binary.
Security considerations :
(1) The media type contains no active or executable content,
    except possibly ECMAScript content that is executed in a Web
    browser sandbox.
(2) The information in the media type does not require privacy
    or integration services.

Interoperability considerations :
The content is a standard zipped package containing content
that conforms to one of the following packaging standards:
IMS Content Packaging v1.1.1
IMS Content Packaging v1.1.2
IMS Content Packaging v1.1.3

Additionally, the package may also contain content in the
proprietary Microsoft Unbundled LRM (Learning Resource
Module) format.
-- Published specification:
Applications which use this media :
Microsoft Class Server (
Additional information :
1. Magic number(s) : N/A
2. File extension(s) : .ims
3. Macintosh file type code : N/A
4. Object Identifiers: N/A
application/ is intended to be used in a manner similar to application/ 
(also registered by me for use by Microsoft Class Server, an educational application). 
application/ is for a more recent version of content than application/
Person to contact for further information :
1. Name : Eric Ledoux
2. Email : [email protected]
Intended usage : Common
Author/Change controller : Eric Ledoux

(file created 09 December 2005)