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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting

  • From: Andrew Brown
  • Date: Thu Aug 31 12:36:38 2000

>> >> 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.

...which is, of course, why every web server under the sun uses them.

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