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Re: Firewall problems with RDF MIME type?

From: Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@webweaving.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2005 02:21:33 -0700 (PDT)
To: Phil Archer <phil.archer@icra.org>
cc: SWIG <semantic-web@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050418021954.C52771@skutsje.san.webweaving.org>


On Fri, 15 Apr 2005, Phil Archer wrote:

> I wonder though how a firewall goes to jump because of a MIME type...

A fair number of content-inspecting firewalls look at the content of the
steam; guess what it is and then match that wiht a mime type. If there is
a mismatch, says GIF or ZIP mimetype with an executable or MS pif file -
then it is blocked.

Dw
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