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From m..@cs.auc.dk (Max R. Andersen)
Subject Re: How to use XML to link to XML when the XML becomes HTML?
Date Mon, 03 Apr 2000 16:37:46 GMT
>>>>> "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)

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!

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