Re: FTP content type revisited..

From: David J N Begley <>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 1997 17:46:31 +1100 (EST)

On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Trevor Paquette wrote:

> There was a discussion awhile back on if "README" etc.. should be treated
> as text/plain or octet-stream...
> What became of this?

I think in raw numbers (well, vocal ones anyway), the "octet-stream" team
won the day. Whether or not anything will happen in the long-term (next
major version maybe?) is yet to be seen...

On Thu, 20 Feb 1997, Evan Champion wrote:

> Well, I would be very happy if squid used a mime.types file and anything


> that didn't match was given a default type, ie: text/plain, just like an

Errm, "eg" rather than "ie" - it's not a done-deal that the default for
unknown files is "text/plain". ;-)


David J. N. Begley <>
Network Analyst, Communications Unit
University of Western Sydney, Nepean
Received on Wed Feb 19 1997 - 22:56:37 MST

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