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From "David M. Oliver" <d...@newshare.com>
Subject Re: application/x-dvi
Date Wed, 06 Dec 1995 22:26:50 GMT
On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Rob Hartill wrote:

> Anyone know why the default mime type for dvi is

> 	application/x-dvi
> 

	yes this is what we use.
 
> Why is it treated differently (with the "x-") to postscript or pdf ?

	the name of the application is "xdvi" - no other reason I
	can think of to be honest.

	oh, unless within the type "application", the sub-type is
	an "extension".  But, that's a dumb idea.

dmo
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| David Oliver                                   dave@newshare.com |
| Managing Director-Technology                Newshare Corporation |
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