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Re: PSPP Testing

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: PSPP Testing
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2012 22:29:27 -0800
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Jeremy Lavergne <address@hidden> writes:

>> The rationale is that the characters of a filename which follow 
>> the "." (if any) are not a reliable indicator of the contents of the file.
>> Operating systems which conform to the freedesktop standards examine the
>> contents of the file, in order to determine the mimetype.  Others have 
>> heuristic methods which produce varying results.
>> Harry had problems with his windows build, because he hadn't configured
>> the mime association.  But he fixed that.
> Filtering without updating the mimetype magic file isn't very
> helpful either.
> Does PSPP distribute a file to slip into the magic directory? comes pretty
close.  Does it help?
Ben Pfaff

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