Re: WAIS APIs (Paul Burchard)
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 92 00:09:54 MDT
From: (Paul Burchard)
Message-id: <>
To: Harry Morris <>
Subject: Re: WAIS APIs 
> excuse the novice question, but doesn't x-tiff and x-wais-source 

> imply that a particular program (running on an X Windows display) 

> is to be called?

If I'm not mistaken the "x-" refers to "experimental".  I.e,. these  
are not an officially registered MIME types.  (There is no X Windows  
program called x-tiff, by the way.)

Since these naming schemes serve the same purpose there is no reason  
not to have them interoperate; this could be fitted nicely into an