Comment 14 for bug 201291

Hi James,

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 10:20:52AM -0000, James Westby wrote:
> Attached is the diff that keeps .ogg as application/ogg and
> just adds the other ones specified by Xiph.

> Should we revisit this just after Hardy and transition fully,
> to give applications a time to update?

I think we have the same problem here of changing the associated mime type
at a point where mime-aware apps may not have an opportunity to catch up?:

@@ -386,7 +386,6 @@
 application/x-dvi dvi
 application/x-httpd-eruby rhtml
 application/x-executable
-application/x-flac flac
 application/x-font pfa pfb gsf pcf pcf.Z
 application/x-freemind mm
 application/x-futuresplash spl
@@ -467,6 +466,7 @@
 audio/32kadpcm
 audio/3gpp
 audio/basic au snd
+audio/flac flac
 audio/g.722.1
 audio/l16
 audio/midi mid midi kar

So I think it's better to omit this change as well and continue using
application/x-flac, rather than unsettle the mapping in the name of
standards.

> I'll subscribe the sponsors once Steve has had a chance
> to look at it.

I'd assumed that I would be sponsoring this directly once we reached a
conclusion, FWIW. :)