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Re: [RFD] Debian's mime support

On Sat, Nov 25, 2000 at 07:50:58PM +0100, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) 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
> well.

For the moment, the magics will probably come from file to avoid screwing
things up.  I agree though, file could simply provide a mime-method which
registered any unknown magic.  It should be possible to update and remove
stuff added by the mime method though since the magic could be updated or
changed for any number of reasons.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>               GnuPG key 1024D/DCF9DAB3
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I'm starting to think the gene pool could use a little chlorine.

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