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From Mark <>
Subject Re: [fileUpload] file content-type
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2006 12:40:01 GMT
I was thinking the same thing.  If you spend any time with jmimemagic,
you find that the API is a little weak.  If you pass in a file, the
library goes incredibly slow, because for each file matcher, it
creates a new RandomAccessFile object.  Also, there is no support for

I have fixed these 2 problems in the jmimemagic that I am using....

On 4/17/06, Markus Härnvi <> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
> > I like jmimemagic as well.  Does anyone know if the project is still
> > being maintained?  I have posted a message on the jmimemagic forum and
> > never got a response.  There are a couple things that need to be done
> > I think to make jmimemagic better.
> >
> We started a similar project a while back. The idea was to use the BSD
> file(1) database as it is from Java.
> It's be better to use a simpler format as jmimemagic has done. The Unix
> magic file is not that nice.
> If the author can be convinced to change the license to APL I think it
> is a really good candidate for commons-something.
>     /Markus
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