[openbeos] Re: resource files, application signatures, and icons

  • From: "Ingo Weinhold" <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 01:12:20 CEST (+0200)

> En réponse à Scott MacMaster <zqxh@xxxxxxx>:
> 
> > What's with x-vnd?  What does it mean?  What about something like
> > this?
> > 
> x = extention (= not normalised or listed in the mime official list)
> vnd = VeNDor I guess.
> 
> I don't see why we would get rid of this, just seems familiar to me 
> now =)

Aside from that, it is a standard-like thing to avoid name clashes.

> > application/obos.x86.company.program_name
> > 
> > or if sub items are possible ( I would prefer this)
> > 
> > application/obos/x86/company/program_name
> > 
> I wonder is the MIME specs allow a 2nd slash (that is if it allows
> namespace subdivision, as the slash looks like a reserved char).

No, they don't.

CU, Ingo



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