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Re: [widgets] Potential bug in Rule for Identifying the Media Type of a File

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 10:26:58 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670910230126te955f04h866c6d0750a30c6b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
2009/10/22 Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>:
> Hi Marcos, All,
>>>It seems more logical to me to not
>>>treat it as an extension. Look at all the .whatever files on your
>>>system. I bet you 2 beers that 99% will be text files. And I bet you
>>>will ".whatever.ext" will identify a type (like .something.plist).
> I actually agree with this argumentation.
> Even taking the implementation of ls [1] and sorting by file extension, it seems that file extension is fully abstract term that does not fit to the usually hidden files that start with the dot.
> So I am ok with the current P&C TSE and await being able to comment the next LCWD asap.

Ok, lets continue the discussion once we go to LC.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Friday, 23 October 2009 08:27:32 UTC

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