[GeoJSON] Content-type

Erik Wilde dret at berkeley.edu
Sun Nov 3 09:17:35 PST 2013

hello billy.

On 2013-11-03, 09:01 , Billy Newman wrote:
> Is there a defined Content-Type for GeoJSON?  Searching archives looks like it has only been briefly mentioned.  If I am going to server out GeoJSON RESTfully it would be nice for my clients to be able to tell there are getting GeoJSON back, not just application/json that may or may not be GeoJSON.

afaict, there's no media type for GeoJSON. there was some discussion 
around defining a profile (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6906) and then 
using that, but that would actually depend on application/json 
supporting a "profile" media type parameter, which it currently doesn't. 
this might or might not change with the JSONbis draft 
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-json-rfc4627bis, but currently 
there's no support for a profile media type parameter in it.



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