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Re: [RFD] Debian's mime support

On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 23:13:10 -0500, Joseph Carter wrote:
> New packages could provide Regex or Magic (in theory you should be able to
> provide all three, but why?) in their .types files,

While we're on it, the magic values should be registered for file(1) as

On Fri, Nov 24, 2000 at 22:49:47 -0800, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> I am a huge fan of file(1), and I love the idea of determining a file
> type based on a magic number.

In the context of MIME, we have this already:
	file -b <filename> | magic2mime

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