[nycbug-talk] Firefox release party and NYC tech community

Marc Spitzer mspitzer
Sun Nov 21 18:36:40 EST 2004

On Sun, 21 Nov 2004 18:25:02 -0500, George Georgalis <george at galis.org> wrote:
> Maybe you should describe what you are talking about because I have no
> idea.  ...A text browser doesn't do anything with binary files accept
> maybe auto-magically launching an audio player or image viewer (at least
> try). All this is done with the file's magic number (first two bytes)
> and mime magic, eg the file (program) database.

think/use lynx, yes there are other/better ones out there, the closest
you come to seeing an image is the alt text for the img tag.  That is
what I am talking about.


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