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A simple package for working with MIME content types

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This package provides a way to work with MIME content types. There are several interfaces defined here, many of which are used primarily to look things up based on different bits of information.

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3.0 (2023-02-27)

  • Add support for Python 3.9, 3.10, 3.11.

  • Drop support for Python 2.7, 3.5, 3.6.

  • Drop support for deprecated python test.

2.5.1 (2021-04-15)

  • Fix test compatibility with zope.interface 5.4.

2.5.0 (2020-03-30)

  • Add support for Python 3.8.

  • Drop support for Python 3.4.

  • Ensure all objects have consistent interface resolution orders. See issue 17.

2.4.0 (2018-10-16)

  • Add support for Python 3.7.

  • Fix DeprecationWarnings for IObjectEvent and ObjectEvent by importing them from zope.interface.interfaces. See issue 14.

2.3.2 (2018-07-30)

  • Documentation was moved to

  • Fix an AttributeError accessing the preferredCharset of an ICodecTerm when no ICodecPreferredCharset was registered.

  • Reach and automatically require 100% test coverage.

2.3.1 (2018-01-09)

  • Only try to register the browser stuff in the ZCA when zope.formlib is available as it breaks otherwise.

2.3.0 (2017-09-28)

  • Drop support for Python 3.3.

  • Move the dependencies on zope.browser, zope.publisher and zope.formlib (only needed to use the source and widget modules) into a new browser extra. See PR 8.

2.2.0 (2017-04-24)

  • Fix issue 6: typegetter.smartMimeTypeGuesser would raise TypeError on Python 3 when the data was bytes and the content_type was text/html.

  • Add support for Python 3.6.

2.1.0 (2016-08-09)

  • Add support for Python 3.5.

  • Drop support for Python 2.6.

  • Fix configuring the package via its included ZCML on Python 3.

2.0.0 (2014-12-24)

  • Add support for PyPy and PyPy3.

  • Add support for Python 3.4.

  • Restore the ability to write from zope.mimetype import types.

  • Make configure.zcml respect the renaming of the types module so that it can be loaded.

2.0.0a1 (2013-02-27)

  • Add support for Python 3.3.

  • Replace deprecated zope.component.adapts usage with equivalent zope.component.adapter decorator.

  • Replace deprecated zope.interface.implements usage with equivalent zope.interface.implementer decorator.

  • Rename zope.mimetype.types to zope.mimetype.mtypes.

  • Drop support for Python 2.4 and 2.5.

1.3.1 (2010-11-10)

  • No longer dependg on in configure.zcml by using zope.formlib instead, where the needed interfaces are living now.

1.3.0 (2010-06-26)

  • Add testing dependency on zope.component[test].

  • Use zope.formlib instead of for select widget.

  • Conform to repository policy.

1.2.0 (2009-12-26)

  • Convert functional tests to unit tests and get rid of all extra test dependencies as a result.

  • Use the ITerms interface from zope.browser.

  • Declare missing dependencies, resolved direct dependency on

  • Import content-type parser from zope.contenttype, adding a dependency on that package.

1.1.2 (2009-05-22)

  • No longer depend on

1.1.1 (2009-04-03)

  • Fix wrong package version (version 1.1.0 was released as 0.4.0 at pypi but as 1.1dev at

  • Fix author email and home page address.

1.1.0 (2007-11-01)

  • Package data update.

  • First public release.

1.0.0 (2007-??-??)

  • Initial release.

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