[mime-info database] inode types

Thomas Leonard tal00r at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sun Aug 24 14:06:42 EEST 2003

On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 10:51:50PM +0200, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:
> One could also argue that when the 'inode/file' type exist this should
> be the default instead of 'text/plain', because it is a more accurate
> description for a file without a determined mime-type.

What's the difference between inode/file and application/octet-stream?
They seem to be exactly the same thing (ie, any regular file). What would
you use inode/file for that you can't do with application/octet-stream?

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