[Netsurf-develop] How to handle lying file extensions?
ds at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Sat Apr 21 20:04:18 BST 2007
I demand that James Bursa may or may not have written...
> On Saturday 21 April 2007 12:15, Darren Salt wrote:
>> 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
> The file would get saved with filetype GIF, and NetSurf uses the filetype
> when loading local files, so it would still work. The name isn't
Which is all well and good, unless you have no filetype information. Consider
Netsurf on Linux.
>> (not a cached copy, since that would still have the correct MIME type).
> There is no cache except in memory.
There you go. Cached copy. :-)
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