How is defined the type of content of a file

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File - Content (Mime)


A regular file has content whereas a file directory has no content.

The content type of a file is called its mime.

Once loaded in a database or in-memory (computer language), the content of a file may be stored:

  • if this is a text, in a string, char, varchar or clob
  • or without mime, in a blob


See Mime Detection

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