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

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 00:12:14 +0000
Message-ID: <b21a10670812011612o116b9vef7cddd9417a3308@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 11:48 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> 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
>

Ok, no MP3. maybe you can suggest some other suitable audio format?


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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Tuesday, 2 December 2008 00:12:55 GMT

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