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Re: [widgets] Content-type sniffing and file extension to MIME mapping

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2008 15:48:42 -0800
Message-ID: <493477DA.4090908@sicking.cc>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Marcos Caceres wrote:
> Ok, hearing no objections, then I propose we bake in the following
> file extensions into the spec (we can debate which MIME types to use
> after we settle on the extensions!):
> 
> .html
> .htm
> .css
> .gif
> .jpeg
> .png
> .js
> .json
> .xml
> .txt
> 
> The following we should probably bake in too:
> .mp3
> .swf
> .wav
> .svg
> .ico

I'm not a big fan of "endorsing" mp3 given that it's a patented format 
that can't be implemented by FOSS software.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 1 December 2008 23:47:45 GMT

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