[Theora] Other extension for Ogg Theora then "ogg"

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Tue May 10 09:07:12 PDT 2005

On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 03:02:06PM -0700, Ralph Giles wrote:
> On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 12:47:59PM -0700, RC wrote:
> > That's funny for a few reasons.  First off, MIME type is based on the
> > filename on the server anyhow...  Second, MIME type is usually less
> > reliable than the filename suffix.  And finally, I haven't yet found a
> > filemanager (for Unix or Windows) that will decide what program to open
> > a file with, based upon it's contents rather than name.
> Perhaps more relevent, the MIME type for Ogg Thoera and Ogg Vorbis are 
> also both application/ogg.

So why not to have also application/x-ogg-video for .ogv et cetera?

> Konquerer reportedly does the right thing, FWIW.
>  -r

Petr Tomasek <http://www.etf.cuni.cz/~tomasek>

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