Mime-Type gem with fallback to unix file command. You most likely don't need this gem.
Ruby
Latest commit 050fa0d Jan 22, 2011 @jnunemaker Release 0.4.
* Updated to use safe shell gem for getting file command output
* A little more robust handling of file output

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Mime-Type gem with fallback to unix file command. Never use this when path/filename is user input as there is no escaping.

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.

  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.

  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.

  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)

  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.

Copyright

Copyright © 2010 John Nunemaker. See LICENSE for details.