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:zz, osmic: Nested mime types
- To: zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: :zz, osmic: Nested mime types
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 23:22:15 +0900
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The idea Andrew and I are discussing is to
have an overall ZZ mime type, then unpack **that**
to constituent mime types, which get unpacked
by the means, and into the context, we want.
Does that put it right, Andrew?
At 02:35 PM 5/18/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Andrew Pam wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 09:51:52AM +0900, Ted Nelson wrote:
>> > Maybe we should consider making OSMIC files
>> > and ZZ cells into MIME types??
>> > Plz reply with thotz
>> Excellent idea. I notice that's also what they've done in BeOS.
>> How about "application/x-osmic" and "application/x-zigzag-cell"?
>How would this work, though? A zigzag cell has a type for the
>contents too, remember. (eg it might contain text/plain etc.)
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