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MIME types and ZigZag
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: MIME types and ZigZag
- From: Gossamer <gossamer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 08:49:55 +1000
- In-reply-to: <19980518174955.25664@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; from Andrew Pam on Mon, May 18, 1998 at 05:49:55PM +1000
- References: <188.8.131.52.19980429095152.012cac20@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <19980429132537.21296@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <19980518143548.M1105@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <19980518174955.25664@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Andrew Pam wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 1998 at 02:35:48PM +1000, Gossamer wrote:
> > How would this work, though? A zigzag cell has a type for the
> > contents too, remember. (eg it might contain text/plain etc.)
> Yes. My later comment, which I may have forgotten to forward to you,
> was that we should probably use "application/x-zigzag" as the MIME type
> for the entire Zigzag data structure. Existing MIME types would of
> course be used to describe individual cell contents.
> This kind of discussion should probably be going to zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx to
> ensure that nobody misses anything and it gets recorded in our archives.
Okay, this one's addressed there.
Now, I think perhaps I don't understand how MIME works, perhaps.
What would it -mean- if we used it?
: Gossamer - gossamer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx - http://www.tertius.net.au/~gossamer/
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