Media Type 'image/vnd.wap.wbmp' Details

Media Type 'image/vnd.wap.wbmp' Details

Basic Info
Media Type image
subtype vnd.wap.wbmp
Registered? Yes
See also Stark

Tags: (none)

File Formats: (none)


From: "Peter Stark" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Subject: Registration of MIME media types in image/vnd.wap.wbmp
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 1999 16:53:09 -0800

MIME media type name: image

MIME subtype name: vnd.wap.wbmp

Required parameters: none

Optional parameters: level and charset

The level parameter indicates the version. The value has the format:
<major>.<minor>; where major and minor are integers. For example,
level="1.1" indicates version 1.1.

The charset parameter is the same as specified in [rfc-2046].

Encoding considerations:

Encoding of this media type follows the same principles as specified
for the XML media types in [RFC-2376].

Security considerations:

No executable code.

Interoperability considerations:

The WAP Forum Ltd. Interoperability Working Group (WIG) assess
interoperability for all WAP Forum Ltd. specifications. See [WAP].

Published specification:

The WBMP specification is available at

Applications which use this media type:

Any that conforms to the WBMP specification.

Additional information:

The WBMP format is a compact format for simple bitmap images, intended
for thin clients (e.g. cell phones).

Magic number(s): none
File extension(s): .wbmp
Macintosh File Type Code(s): n/a

Person & email address to contact for further information:

Peter Stark
Unwired Planet
[email protected]

Intended usage: COMMON

Author/Change controller: The WAP Forum Ltd.