I agree with Jay -- Parallel implies concomitancy, with simultaneous
and possbily synchronized presention of multiple streams of data.
So, multipart/related is the more general type for various structural
From your message Mon, 8 Jul 1996 21:34:21 -0400:
}In a message dated 96-07-08 21:18:23 EDT, [log in to unmask] (Pete
}> As we discussed privately, the semantics of "multipart/related" seems more
}> like the parts refering to eachother as against simply being "a bunch of
}> things that belong together". I think perhaps "multipart/parallel" has the
}> latter semantics.
}I think multipart/parallel would be something video and audio that are
}supposed to play simultaneously, though in reality you'd need some third part
}that told you how to choreograph the first two.