proprietary media types

On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, Adrian Miles wrote:

>
> On 07/08/2004, at 9:06 AM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
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>> The choice of player should be up to the client rather than the server.
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> in an ideal world 🙂 but what client should .wmv go to? 🙂

If VLC doesn't play .wmv yet, it's only a matter of time.

The generic nature of mime types accomplishes a lot of practical work. In
particular, that's what allows new software to be used with old mime
types.

– Lucas