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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: mime.types parsing and commas
Date Mon, 21 Aug 1995 06:15:54 GMT
On Sun, 20 Aug 1995, Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> I dunno if this is a bug or not, but I had one entry in my mime.types 
> file that used a "," to separate multiple file name extensions for a 
> given mime type, when the norm is to use a space, and whereas apache 
> 0.6.5 accepted that fine 0.8.10 didn't (resulting in mpeg audio files 
> typed as text/plain :)  I don't know what the standard is for mime.types 
> files - I don't even know if there is a standard - but it's yet another 
> behavior change, even though it's exceedingly minor.  It's only worth 
> fixing if the mime.types "spec" if one exists allows commas as file 
> separators.

Spec? Well, I think the closest that comes to that is, which 
defines the format of the mime.types file for NCSA httpd, and makes no 
mention of commas, only spaces.

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