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I'm curious if people have reviews of using File::MimeInfo::Magic as part of websites, including mod_perl. I had used File::MMagic in the past, but it hasn't been updated in two years, and has 19 open bugs, including some serious ones.

Part of the File::MMagic approach is to bundle its own "magic file" data set. File::MimeInfo instead gets its data from the operating system, making it more prone perhaps to giving different results in different environments.

Your thoughts? Consider responding with a formal review of File::MimeInfo so that others can more easily find your opinion of it.


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