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Re: [Lynx-dev] HTML Forms > Fileupload (RFC1867) > Content-Type

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] HTML Forms > Fileupload (RFC1867) > Content-Type
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2007 19:31:20 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.16 (2007-06-11)

On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 10:40:59AM +0100, address@hidden wrote:
> Hi,
> when loading up a file to a webserver via an HTML Form, RFC 1867 suggests, 
> that you set the Content-Type of the mime-part of the file to 
> application/octet-stream, if the media-type is unknown. (see sections 3.3 
> and 7 in RFC 1867)
> Lynx uses Content-Type: text/plain, when no suffix is matching. I have to 
> admit, that the RFC is a bit unclear in section 7 about what the default 
> Content-Type actually is, but IMHO it should default to the binary type 
> (section 3.3 is clearer).


Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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