Solving the UTF-8 problem
jon at hackcraft.net
Mon Jul 16 15:41:30 CEST 2007
Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> Using the file extension to find its type is both non-standard (why
> ".txt" instead of ".text"? Where is the registry of file extensions?)
> and quite old-fashioned.
And completely irrelevant on the web where there is no such thing as a
However, there are advantages in using .txt either in URI or in a
content-disposition header for people who save the representation to
their local machine and from that point on are not dealing with the web
any more, but old-fashioned file matters.
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