[rdfweb-dev] Slightly off topic - rdf+xml mime type in firebird

Dan Brickley danbri at w3.org
Fri Aug 1 15:27:46 UTC 2003

* Julian Bond <julian_bond at voidstar.com> [2003-07-31 12:14+0100]
> There's quite a lot of foaf out there with a mime type of
> application/rdf+xml
> For some reason my copy of Mozilla Firebird barfs on this. It either 
> throws a dialog saying "Unknown mime type, save, launch, cancel" or it 
> launches IE.
> Does anyone know how to persuade it to treat it like xml and load it 
> itself? If I try and tell it to use mozillafirebird.exe it goes into a 
> loop launching new windows.
> All this is on MS Win but it should be similar on other platforms.

It turns out my colleague Dominique Hazaël-Massieux has already filed 
a bug with Mozilla for this problem. See Bugzilla tracker at 

No sign of a resolution though...


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