Comment 12 for bug 201291

On Sat, 2008-03-29 at 00:58 +0000, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 06:56:18PM -0000, James Westby wrote:
>
> > I have prepared two patches for this bug, but I'm not
> > really happy with either of them. The first I attach here
> > changes the mime types to be those specified by
> > Xiph here.
>
> > http://wiki.xiph.org/index.php/MIME_Types_and_File_Extensions
>
> > My problem with this patch is that it changes
> > the mime type off .ogg, and adds a bunch of other
> > mime types, so I think that we also need to upload
> > changes so that audio/ogg etc. have the correct
> > applications run. It may also be that some applications
> > also have to be fixed.
>
> Why change the mime type associated with .ogg, instead of just adding the
> new mappings for .ogv and .oga?

Well, that's what Xiph now says the mapping should be.

>
> IMHO, redefining the associated mime type for .ogg is out of scope for this
> bug (and an inappropriate change post-beta), and just adding MIME mappings
> for the new extensions should be sufficient.
>

I agree that's its not really a good idea.

Will keeping the original mapping lead to any headaches for us down the
line?

Thanks,

James