Re: [hypermail] ref(hypermail) octet-stream

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 11:44:55 +0100 (MET)
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On Thu, 13 Dec 2001, Orazio coiro wrote:

> i have rceived an email with attachment that needs octet-stream. Please,
> help me; where it's possible to download it.

application/octet-stream is a MIME type that is used by clients and servers when the actual content-type is unknown.

As the sending end didn't know what type of data it was, it marked it as application/octet-stream.

You need to figure it out yourself. Or ask the person who mailed it to you.

      Daniel Stenberg - - +46-705-44 31 77
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