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Re: [Lynx-dev] mime_types [PATCH]

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] mime_types [PATCH]
Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 15:02:10 -0400 (EDT)

On Sun, 9 May 2004 address@hidden wrote:

> In a recent note, Thomas Dickey said:
> > Date: Fri, 7 May 2004 19:01:32 -0400 (EDT)
> >
> > On Fri, 7 May 2004 address@hidden wrote:
> >
> > > How does Lynx select the suffix of the workfile?
> >
> > There are only a few choices (".bin", ".txt" and ".html" or ".htm").
> > That's done in src/HTFWriter.c in HTSaveAndExecute(), based on the
> > mime type.  Reading and comparing with the mailcap on this machine,
> > it looks as if it might be useful to use the nametemplate value if
> > it exists (making a note to look into that...).
> >
> Well, I took the lazy route.  Experimenting, I observed that HTFileSuffix()
> resolves to a useful suffix if it gets a chance, so I just let
> Content-type: application/pdf fall through to there.

I see (I think).  It's sufficient to ensure that we don't pass a ".html"
suffix in this case.

Thomas E. Dickey

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