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MimeTypeAttribute Class

Indicates the mime type of HTTP request.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services
Assembly:  System.Data.Services (in System.Data.Services.dll)

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Class, AllowMultiple = false, Inherited = true)]
public sealed class MimeTypeAttribute : Attribute

The mechanism used to control the serialization format used for a request sent from a client to a data service is the Content-Type HTTP header. The default mechanism controlling the format used in a response from a data service is the Accept HTTP header. The Accept header is used to indicate that the response to the request is limited to a specific set of mime types. The mime type returned from parsing the accept header is then used as the response format.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1