> On this webpage...
> If you right click the Icon and look at the properties, it says that
> it is a .gif named thought16.gif
> If you try to "save Image As", it only allows you to select .jpg and
> saves it as thought16.gif.jpg
Several of the others are also misnamed JPEGs. Use Firefox's "Page
Information" tool, Media tab, to see what type they really are.
Right-click > Properties shows the same in my Firefox, Mozilla/5.0 (X11;
U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9b5) Gecko/2008050509 Firefox/3.0b5
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Beauregard T. Shagnasty
Jonathan N. Little
Beauregard T. Shagnasty wrote:
> Guy Macon wrote:
> The file is named ".gif" but it is really a ".jpeg" file.
> JPEG Image
> 0.43 KB (445 bytes)
> 15px × 15px
> Several of the others are also misnamed JPEGs. Use Firefox's "Page
> Information" tool, Media tab, to see what type they really are.
> Right-click > Properties shows the same in my Firefox,
What is important to realize is that the file extension as the
determination of file type is a "Windows" thing. Other OSs and with
webservers it is not used. With the webserver it is the content type in
the header that is important. The filename could be "anything", literally