Avi Rappoport avirr at LanMinds.Com
Tue Sep 22 05:19:35 BST 1998

At 4:53 PM -0700 9/21/98, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> I had problems like this when I was dealing with (i.e. figuring it out to
> document it) a firewall.  The firewall came with a large menu of MIME
> types, many of which I'd never seen, but admins had to add new ones by
> hand.  text/xml and application/xml are the least of the problems to be
> faced; think of all the new types that will come out of standards built on
> XML.

I finally found some good sources for MIME type info.

the comp.mail.mime FAQ, part 4:

A list of IANA media types:
 (it's a text file, Netscape will display it)

A memo, RFC2376, "XML Media Types", July 1998, by Whitehead & Murata

Hope these are useful to all.

Avi Rappoport, Web Site Search Tools Maven <mailto:avirr at>
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