troubleshooting Question

Get contentType for Flex FileReference upload?

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Adobe FlashApache Flex
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Hi there,

I'm trying to make an image upload in flex, which, once uploaded, is sent to Amazon S3.
But, I need to know the MIME content type of the file.

For PCs, I can just check the file extension, but what about Macs? I know it's an image, but I don't know if it is gif, jpeg, etc.

I can't get Flex (on the client side) to determine the content type of the file reference. How can I do this?

I've seen this:
http://groups.google.com/group/flex_india/browse_thread/thread/881dbc640cbafc46
But again it relies on filename extensions, not available on Mac, I tihnk. (I don't have one.)
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