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MIME types and ZigZag

Andrew Pam wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 1998 at 02:35:48PM +1000, Gossamer wrote:
> > How would this work, though?  A zigzag cell has a type for the
> > contents too, remember.  (eg it might contain text/plain etc.)
> Yes.  My later comment, which I may have forgotten to forward to you,
> was that we should probably use "application/x-zigzag" as the MIME type
> for the entire Zigzag data structure.  Existing MIME types would of
> course be used to describe individual cell contents.
> This kind of discussion should probably be going to zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx to
> ensure that nobody misses anything and it gets recorded in our archives.

Okay, this one's addressed there.

Now, I think perhaps I don't understand how MIME works, perhaps.
What would it -mean- if we used it?  


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