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Re: images

From: Leonard Rosenthol <leonardr@lazerware.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2000 15:55:27 -0400
Message-Id: <a04310132b5b0ceaa74f9@[207.29.200.50]>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Jon Ferraiolo <jferraio@Adobe.COM>
Cc: RobertoBe <RobertoBe.software@teseo.com>, www-svg@w3.org
At 9:15 PM +0200 8/4/00, Chris Lilley wrote:
>The MIME type is missing, as has been noted, from your example. Adding the
>PNG mimetype does not affect display of the image; then again, adding any
>string in there doesn;t seem to affect the displayof the image.

	OK, so the Adobe viewer is smart enough to do auto-detection 
of the image type based on the "magic bytes".  Is it expected that 
all SVG conforming viewers do the same, or should they instead punt 
on invalid mime-types?  What are you thoughts on what to put into the 
spec on this subject?


Leonard
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