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:zz, osmic: Nested mime types

Hi Bek--

The idea Andrew and I are discussing is to
 have an overall ZZ mime type, then unpack **that**
 to constituent mime types, which get unpacked
 by the means, and into the context, we want.

Does that put it right, Andrew?


At 02:35 PM 5/18/98 +1000, you wrote:
>Andrew Pam wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 1998 at 09:51:52AM +0900, Ted Nelson wrote:
>> > Maybe we should consider making OSMIC files
>> >  and ZZ cells into MIME types??
>> > Plz reply with thotz
>> Excellent idea.  I notice that's also what they've done in BeOS.
>> How about "application/x-osmic" and "application/x-zigzag-cell"?
>How would this work, though?  A zigzag cell has a type for the
>contents too, remember.  (eg it might contain text/plain etc.)
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