[Netsurf-develop] How to handle lying file extensions?
ds at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Sat Apr 21 18:15:17 BST 2007
I demand that Simon Smith may or may not have written...
> I occasionally encounter files of one filetype, named as if they were
> another. For example,
> is a .gif with a jpg extension, as are pictures 1-9 in that series.
FWIW, this would be fine were its MIME type reported as image/gif; however,
assuming for a moment that this is so, the browser would still need to cope
with the misnaming in a locally-saved copy (not a cached copy, since that
would still have the correct MIME type).
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