[Clipart] file/magic/mime types for SVG and suggested viewers?

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Fri Jun 4 16:26:28 PDT 2004

On Fri, 4 Jun 2004, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Is there a MIME type for SVG data?

Yes, it's either image/x-svg or image/svg+xml
> Is there any file(1) magic(5) for SVG images?

Dunno, but if not would you like to help send the file/magic maintainers
a patch to add it?

> And some questions for the FAQ:
> What are some suggested viewers for displaying SVG?
> What are some suggested editors for modifying SVG files?
> How can I configure my .mailcap or similar for easily viewing SVG files?

Thanks, I can add these to the faq, unless you'd like to?  I don't know
the answer for the third, though, so if you run across the answer let me


> (I was thinking about this when I was looking at
> http://www.openclipart.org/submissions.php?PHPSESSID=5a40749a9bea4249b54659fac6427f87
> which lists many .svg files. I am hoping to click and view.)
>  Jeremy C. Reed

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