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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 16:22:25 -0800
Message-ID: <49347FC1.4060408@sicking.cc>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Marcos Caceres wrote:
> 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?

I'd stick with wav for now. Possibly also FLAC.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 2 December 2008 00:21:28 GMT

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