Re: FTP type proposed solution..

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 13:34:22 +0800 (SST)

> if you cannot find a MIME type from the above.. extract the first X bytes
> from the file. Scan the bytes looking for a character with the high bit set.

There will be some performance problem with this method.
For instance, if someone were to check the directory of a
large ftp archive with 100 files, you will have to download
100 * x bytes and fire up 100 connections.
Received on Mon Feb 24 1997 - 21:59:10 MST

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