Chapter Five. Information Layout


Good cooking requires efficiency. Delicate dishes will easily be overcooked while you hunt around for the right dish or pan, so be sure to organize your kitchen.


Table 5-1 Further Reading on MIME Types


LocationTypes of Information
http://www.cs.wisc.edu/docs/mime.html Good introduction
http://www.w3.org/hypertext/
WWW/Protocols/rfc1341/
0_TableOfContents.html
Hypertext MIME specification
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/text/faq/
usenet/mail/mime-faq/top.html
MIME FAQ
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/
Software/XMosaic/extension-map.html
Filetype-to-file-extension mapping used by the Xmosaic Web browser



Table 5-2 Common File Extensions


File ExtensionMIME Specification
.mimemessage/rfc822
.psapplication/postscript
.html text/html
.ctext/plain
.cctext/plain
.c++text/plain
.htext/plain
.texttext/plain
.textext/plain
.pltext/plain
.txttext/plain
.ndaudio/basic
.auaudio/basic
.aiffaudio/x-aiff
.aifcaudio/x-aiff
.tarapplication/octet-stream
.uuapplication/octet-stream
.savemeapplication/octet-stream
.dumpapplication/octet-stream
.binapplication/octet-stream
.gifimage/gif
.tifimage/x-tiff
.tiffimage/x-tiff
.jpgimage/jpeg
.jpeg image/jpeg
.mpgvideo/mpeg
.mpegvideo/mpeg
.hdfapplication/x-hdf
.cdfapplication/x-netcdf
.ncapplication/x-netcdf
.dviapplication/x-dvi
.xwdimage/x-xwd
.rgbimage/x-rgb
.rtfapplication/x-rtf
.pdfapplication/x-pdf
.srcapplication/x-wais-source
.wsrcapplication/x-wais-source