Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server

Peter Flynn (pflynn@curia.ucc.ie)
18 Oct 1996 16:20:32 +0100


Date: 18 Oct 1996 16:20:32 +0100
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Subject: Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server
In-reply-to: <199610171258.HAA12191@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com>
To: preece@predator.urbana.mcd.mot.com
Cc: mag@ncsa.uiuc.edu, www-html@w3.org
Message-id: <199610181520.QAA05506@curia.ucc.ie>

   *wrong*  The .doc extension is also commonly used for Framemaker
   documents and for Interleaf documents, at least.

Right. And a lot of other things too.

   Why, oh why, has our industry (with the notable exception of Apple) been
   unable to figure out how to do typed files?

What's wrong with UNIX magic cookies?

///Peter