[Openstack] [GLANCE] Proposal: Combine the "container_format" and "disk_format" fields in 2.0 Images API

Soren Hansen soren at linux2go.dk
Mon Dec 5 13:14:46 UTC 2011

2011/12/2 Donal Lafferty <donal.lafferty at citrix.com>:
>> I simply don't think adding a vendor part to the container type
>> string is going to be a very good way to encode this.
> Can this even be done with a MIME-style categorization?

Perhaps the finer details of what "MIME-style categorization" is are
lost on me.

Can you elaborate? Your original example was "vhd/x-ms-tools" which, to
my eye, is simply a container type string with a vendor part added. What
am I missing?

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