Re: handling of mime-types

On Thu, 6 May 1999, Nathan Clegg wrote:

> Thanks for all of the responses on this subject.  Very helpful.  However,
> new question;
> Why just extensions?  The 'file' program has a great magic library that
> the mime-info handler could be using in absence of a filename extension. 
> Why not make use of it and pull us ahead of Windows technology??

The capability is already there. Feel free to finish assigning MIME types
in gnome-libs/gnome-data/mime-magic - I got bored and gave up doing it
about half way through.

-- Elliot
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