[Mongrel] [SURVEY] MIME types questions for Mongrel 1.0 RC1

anjan bacchu anjan.summit at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 17:56:59 EST 2006


On 12/6/06, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
>
> I need people to answer a survey super quick for the next little release
> of Mongrel.  Basically, nobody ever agrees on mime types, especially
> defaults, which is why Mongrel has none and you set your own.  Sometimes
> people just refuse to set their own and want Mongrel to do everything for
> them, but if that happens then people will complain about the defaults.
>
> Damned if I do, damned if I don't.
>
> So, let's put this to the test:
>
> 1) Should Mongrel support a larger set of default mime types?


YES.

2) What should those defaults be?  Post a YAML file somewhere so I can
> compare the various answers.


    Can't we have MIME types be an intersection of Apache (2.2) and IIS ?

3) What should be the default mime type if a file doesn't match?

> 3a) Where do you get this default?
> 4) Would anyone object to Mongrel moving the default mime type list into a
> YAML file in the source tree that it loads?  **You'd still be able to
> override like normal.**
> 5) If your favorite web server does it a particular way, do you actually
> think this is the real standard or just what that web server does?
> 5a) Do you think this default could be improved on depending on the
> situation?  Think development vs. production deployments.
>


Thank you,

BR,
~A
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/attachments/20061206/e82c30cf/attachment.html 


More information about the Mongrel-users mailing list