[File] application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.database replace/remove

Michael Stahl mst at libreoffice.org
Mon Jan 30 11:23:53 UTC 2023

[re-sending to list, accidentally hit the wrong button]

On 27.01.23 22:05, FC Stegerman wrote:
> * Michael Stahl <mst at libreoffice.org> [2023-01-27 10:56]:
>> apparently they have already updated the web site:
>> https://www.loc.gov/preservation/digital/formats/fdd/fdd000441.shtml
>> wow, i didn't expect the government to work this fast :)
> Nice!
> That page now says "deprecated value but may be found in older
> implementations", which means our original dilemma of whether to
> support that in file is not really solved yet.

hmm that's true.

> My suggestion would be to leave the magic entry using the deprecated
> mime type.  Even if there is actually no software using that, it
> doesn't hurt to have it.  But perhaps it makes sense to append
> something like ", using deprecated MIME type" to its message?

i guess that would be okay, you're right, if there's really no such file 
in existence it doesn't hurt either...

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