Ok, so I'm downloading a photo from Firefox, and the address bar says it's a png, but the download dialogue says it's a webp. What's the deal with that? 🤨
@forteller the url in the address bar is just the address of the resource (the image). that it ends in .png does not mean it is a png. that is the mime-type, which is part of the response from the server, and usually based on the request (which includes a list of formats the browser understands)
the web is not a file-system
this is also why a url without .png can still be a png image
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