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Is there a volonteer who wants to explain me in short what MIME types are and what they are used for? :#)

I'm always willing to learn ;)

And rejetto, I'm looking forward to HFS v2, for the upload function, keep up the good work and lots of thanks, HFS is very usefull to me to share files with classmates etc! :D

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it is a way to describe the file type

file extentions are not enough, i could make a PHP script that generates a JPEG image, but the ULR would end with .php

The browser knows it is a jpeg image because it gets, in the HTTP header, an image/jpeg  mime information.

in HFS you can configure the association between file types and mime information.