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From Alexei Kosut <>
Subject Re: A suggestiony
Date Mon, 04 Nov 1996 01:16:20 GMT
On Mon, 4 Nov 1996, Rob Hartill wrote:

> Eric Beyer wrote:
> >Recently I had a user come to me about a question of why his background
> >sounds did not work for him on the server I run at school. He showed me
> >that other servers allowed a background midi file to be played when
> >visiting their pages. He used the exact code as those other sites on my
> >server running Apache 1.1.1. and it did not work, it would show the midi
> >icon and said to double click it to play it. So on further investigation I
> >noticed that the server was recognizing the .mid file as a plain text
> >entry. To fix this I added an entry like this:
> >
> >audio/midi                      midi mid
> >
> >to the mime.types in the conf directory of apache. This now works and I
> >thought it might be a good suggestion to submit for you next release's
> >mime.types to save other administrators some time trying to figure out ways
> >of doing this.

FWIW, audio/midi has been in Apache's mime.types file for a few months

Alexei Kosut <>      The Apache HTTP Server

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