shared-mime-info test program: mimebreaker

Jonathan Blandford jrb at
Mon May 24 23:54:42 EEST 2004

david at writes:

> In the hope of improving the shared-mime-info database, I've written a
> test program that reads a file, and tries to
> generate byte sequences that will match multiple sniff patterns.

This is pretty neat!  It shows that there are a lot of overlapping
patterns in our database, though in practice I'm not sure there's much
we can do about them.  It's probably worth checking this into CVS
anyway, I'm sure we can do something constructive with it.


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