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What is meant by MIME?

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alisataylore190 author asked 3 years ago
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jessica537 author answered 3 years ago

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. WWW ability to recognize and handle files of different types is largely dependent on the use of the MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) standard. The standard provides for a system of registration of file types with information about the applications needed to process them.

alisataylore190 author answered 3 years ago

MIME – Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions. MIME types represents a standard way of classifying file types over Internet.

Web servers and browsers have a list of MIME types, which facilitates files transfer of the same type in the same way, irrespective of operating system they are working in.

A MIME type has two parts: a type and a subtype. They are separated by a slash (/). MIME type for Microsoft Word files is application and the subtype is msword, i.e. application/msword.Explain how to execute a PHP script using command line.

PHP script using command line can be executed using SAPI (Server Application programming Interface). Using SAPI Command Line Interface the PHP code can be passed to execute directly

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