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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How to use XML to link to XML when the XML becomes HTML?
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2000 19:27:36 GMT
"Max R. Andersen" wrote:
> 
> >>>>> "Stefano" == Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> writes:
>     >> > The whole problem is _NOT_ > with URIs but with file systems
>     >> that do not include the MIME types of > their hosted files, but
>     >> use an encoded suffix to the file which can be > modified by
>     >> simply renaming the file.  > ....  > If you think about it, the
>     >> whole "file.ext" things is a hack that we > drag up-hill since
>     >> IT ages. So much that the same exact problem went > reflected
>     >> into URI spaces.  >
>     >>
>     >> I 100% agree. :-) I did note this historical hack bit earlier.
>     >>
>     >> > This doesn't mean there are not better approaches.
>     >>
>     >> So ARE there any such systems?
> 
>     Stefano> MacOS is the only one I know.
> 
> Just to inform you'all :)
> 
> BeOS also store the MIME type on its filesystem(BFS)

Uh, didn't know that. Thanks for the info.
 
> --
> Max R. Andersen (max@cs.auc.dk)
> 
> ps. BeOS 5.0 just got released for FREE - try it, you will not regret
> it - this OS is way to cool! With emphasis on cool!

I will!

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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