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[Bug 11482] Requiring MIME types like application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document in order to allow a .docx file to be uploaded is far too technical for the layman. On the other hand it is equally impractical for web developers to keep an

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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11482

--- Comment #9 from Anne <annevk@opera.com> 2011-10-14 01:25:27 UTC ---
Another problem is that file extensions are not platform-independent. In
particular, the web platform does not really have knowledge of them (except in
one or two places for legacy reasons).

Also, comment 5 is not addressed yet.

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