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Re: Netscape 4.0 press release at their server

From: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 1996 11:49:30 -0700
Message-Id: <199610181855.LAA24707@armenia.it.earthlink.net>
To: <www-html@w3.org>
Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> The difference is that Apple *registers* creator type (parent
application)
> and file type codes. This prevents Word/FrameMaker and similar
conflicts.
> Of course, another difference is that the 4-byte codes are *binary*,
> resulting in 4 billion possible codes. I've even reserved a few for
my own
> MacOS programs! ;-)

With what central authority must you register these codes and how does
this facilitate interoperability with other systems?

David P
Received on Friday, 18 October 1996 14:55:35 UTC

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