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Re: Magic MIME

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Magic MIME
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 21:24:30 -0500
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> not to fail trying to open it as an archive.  Archive files
> have a well-known signature, and using content-based file
> type recognition rather than filename-based is more reliable.

C'mon Juri, you know better than that.  We've been through it with the
image-recognition thingy, so it *should* be clear to everyone on this
list now that content based recognition is no better than filename-based
recognition (and vice versa).  We need to use both.


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