Steve Lewis <mailto:nepolon at worlddomination.net> wrote: > Actually, it depends on the web scripting language you are using, and > you would generally obtain this data at the time the file was uploaded > to your server as the MIME type is included as part of the HTTP POST > action from the web browser. PHP, and getting it from the HTTP header will probably be even easier than using file. Good thinking. > Personally, I hate downloading from sites that rename all file > downloads with some arbitary/meaningless combination of alpha and > numeric characters. This is a good point. I think then at the very least I may just append something to the filename. Or maybe being in different directories will suffice... hmm... You've got me thinking. Thanks for the ideas. Chris.