AW: [Zope] Zope and mime types ???

Frank Stephan
Tue, 9 Oct 2001 23:25:43 +0200

> Now if you want to hear something really wierd ...

> I've found that if another program on the client machine has the file open
> at the time you upload it to Zope (e.g. MS Word has it open because you
> created it), Zope's copy of the file will get the
> type. But, if you close MS Word, then upload it again, this time it will
> the correct type 'application/msword'.

I checked this and... yes, it's really weird.

So I see no chance to create a product like DocumentLibrary using
content/mime types.
The only way to get the correct 'mapping' is to use the file extensions ?!?

Am I right with that? Please comment.