[MEI-L] File extensions

Raffaele Viglianti raffaeleviglianti at gmail.com
Thu Aug 15 16:22:38 CEST 2013

XML is XML, I think.

So I use .xml regularly. Not a big fan of .mei, .tei, .odd that I see
around sometimes. It's possibly a small thing, but I just see that as a
file association nightmare in any OS :P

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Andrew Hankinson <
andrew.hankinson at mail.mcgill.ca> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Is there a common understanding of what the proper file extension for MEI
> files should be?
> I've been assuming .mei is the "standard", but a counter-example of .xml
> was recently brought to my attention. So, I thought I'd poll the collected
> wisdom and see what others were doing. Are you using .xml, .mei, or some
> other variation on these?
> -Andrew
> ====
> Related:
> -- Should we register an actual mimetype? Maybe:
> application/vnd.music-encoding+xml ?
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