Mime Subtype

Mime subtype for a graphic, multimedia object, or piece of supplementary material.


The source for this attribute’s values is the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
Although this Tag Set cannot enforce it, the element <graphic> should be limited to still images. The element <media> should be reserved for objects whose @mime-subtype involves video, audio, moving images, time-dependent graphic types, and other non-XML data types. Mimetypes and subtypes should be set accordingly but are not constrained by this Tag Set.

Used on these Elements:

Text, numbers, or special charactersA specific mime subtype (IANA).
Restriction@mime-subtype is an optional attribute; there is no default.


<media mime-subtype="mpeg" mimetype="video" orientation="portrait"
position="anchor" specific-use="archival-format" xlink:href="v1"></media>
<media mime-subtype="x-flv" mimetype="video" orientation="portrait"
position="anchor" specific-use="online-format" xlink:href="v1"></media>