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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2008 12:42:42 -0500
Message-ID: <49357392.4040002@mit.edu>
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!):
...
> .css

That extension is used for both the text/css and application/x-pointplus 
MIME types.  In fact it's mapped to the latter by default in some web 
servers.

Then again, this is likely to be a common problem with any 
extension-sniffing approach.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 2 December 2008 17:43:29 GMT

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