Bug 1511 - add PNG to /etc/mime.types
Summary: add PNG to /etc/mime.types
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apache   
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Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-03-14 23:05 UTC by willem
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-15 15:25:21 UTC
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Description willem 1999-03-14 23:05:17 UTC
Dear RedHat,

I found a small omission in RedHat 5.2. Could I suggest that
you add to your list of Mime types (as defined in
/etc/mime.types) an entry for the PNG format:

	image/png	.png

For your convenience I quote a part of the
PNG-specification:

	The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has
	registered "image/png" as the Internet Media Type
for PNG
	[RFC-2045], [RFC-2048]. For robustness, decoders may
choose
	to also support the interim media type "image/x-png"
that
	was in use before registration was complete.

Kind regards,

Willem van Schaik
<willem@schaik.com>

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-15 15:25:59 UTC
this is fixed in the latest release of the mailcap package.


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