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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 00:42:21 +0000
Message-ID: <b21a10670812011642s14fae898j31c5325b0ff53edd@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 12:22 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> 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.

Ok, sounds good. I suppose flac has a .flac extension? (sorry, apart
from mp3 and wav, I don't know audio formats at all!)

-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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