simple search api (was Re: mimetype standardisation by testsets)

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Tue Nov 28 00:02:57 EET 2006

Joe Shaw wrote:
>Shouldn't this be the job of the MIME detection code instead?  To
>inspect the container and say "this is audio/x-vorbis+ogg" or "this is
>video/x-theora+ogg" ?  That way it works correctly desktop-wide.

So, video/x-theora+vorbis+vob-subtitles+ogg ?

Hell, no. If a format allows for compound data (like message/*), the 
indexer should be able to read and understand what that compound data is.

I'd say a good analogy is to think of a container format as a directory. 
And each contained stream inside it as a different file.

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