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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: XML MIME types
Date Sun, 06 Sep 1998 18:20:54 GMT
On Sun, 6 Sep 1998, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> > 
> > Yeah, there are a few PRs on the subject. What should the rule be for
> > including a MIME type/extension pair in the Apache mime.types file?
> > Just whatever I think sounds good, or something more strict?
> Every time I've suggested bringing mime.types up to date, the
> noise has generally been 'don't bother unless there's a
> canonical file extension.'  However, I still think it's a
> good idea notwithstanding the nay-saying.

Erm... there is a big difference betweeen just adding a huge number of
mime types that don't do anything except take space and adding things that
have common extensions.

I don't think anyone has any problem with adding common extensions, but
there isn't a canonical source for them.

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