Re: multimedia files over httpd

Tim Berners-Lee (
Fri, 5 Mar 93 08:45:47 +0100

> Basically, if you hack this so it just sends back files with
> unrecognized extensions (or some set of extensions that your server
> would like to serve) without prepending anything, things will work.

This is a hack -- the suffix is NOT supposed to mean anything in HTTP
and there are servers which serve things with no suffix at all,
and have totally unfilelike names for objects. So beware.

Or use the not quite released Daemon 1.0 which will MIME-wrap them
according to HTTP2. The

Sorry for the delay... I should answer [even] less mail :-}