[webkit-dev] Mimetype for files loaded from disk?

Mike Emmel mike.emmel at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 22:26:15 PDT 2008

In the curl backed some code uses file extensions to set the mime type
for local files.
I'm not sure css files are handled.

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 9:22 PM, Kevin Ollivier <kevino at theolliviers.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>  I've hit an issue with the wx port where HTML files that use @import
>  url("file.css") will not load when the HTML and CSS file are on disk
>  rather than loaded via the web. After tracking it down, I found that I
>  could resolve the issue by having CURL set the file type for
>  m_response to "application/x-unknown-content-type", which enables the
>  CachedCSSStyleSheet::canUseSheet test to pass, but I'm not sure this
>  is the right approach.
>  Another wrinkle to this issue is that this problem doesn't appear on
>  the Windows wx port, only Linux/Mac. I'm fairly certain this
>  discrepancy is not due to wx code, and so I was wondering how other
>  ports (Apple's and otherwise) handle this issue. Is there some
>  alternative approach to setting the mimetype explicitly, or is there
>  some extension <-> mimetype mapping being used in some cases?
>  Thanks,
>  Kevin
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