Filetype setting on fopen

Alex Waugh alex at
Mon Aug 5 14:45:12 PDT 2002

In message <338868614b.peter at>
          Peter Naulls <peter at> wrote:

> What do people think of this?
> When a file is created (with fopen/open), its type is set depending upon
> its extension.  so .html gets 0xFAF etc.  The lookup is the normal
> Mimetype lookup of course.   Behaviour would be controlled via an
> additional flag to the current riscosify settings.  Should it be
> default?  I can't think of any reason why not.

Sounds OK, as long as it doesn't override any ,faf type extension if


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