Re: FTP type proposed solution..

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 20:01:23 +0100

It may fail, since the proposal was to only check the first N bytes of
the file. It might be a file that at first appear to be ASCII, but
contains binary data later on.

Trevor Paquette wrote:
> How can it fail? Think about this for a bit..
> If the file has any bytes with the high bit set, or contains NULL, then it MUST
> be a binary file of some sort. We will treat it as such, and send the file
> via the application/octet mime type.
Received on Wed Feb 26 1997 - 11:54:35 MST

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