[icecast-dev] winamp + application/ogg = doh

Geoff Shang gshang at uq.net.au
Sat Mar 15 03:52:05 PST 2003

On Fri, 14 Mar 2003, Michael Smith wrote:

> application/ogg is now officially registered, so you should bug the winamp
> people to update their software. icecast still accepts the old
> application/x-ogg for backwards compatibility, but will not generate it.

Seems to me that there's a lesson here for future codec development.
Make it clear to developers that their software should support both at
least to begin with, or their titles will suddenly stop working when MIME
types are registered.


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