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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting

  • From: Steve Sobol
  • Date: Thu Aug 31 12:09:16 2000

Andrew Brown wrote:

> >> the mime type is made up, usually based on the file's extension, which
> >> is, of course, passed along with the contents of the file when you
> >> transfer it.  it's no extra information in this context.
> >>
> >
> > What's a file extension?
> it's the last alphanumeric token in a string delimited by dots.

And it doesn't exist anywhere except Windows.

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