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Webservers (IIS, Apache, etc) require MIME types to understand what certain files are, in order to know how to handle them.
Many applications do, too -- for example, vBulletin requires the MIME type when you add custom entries into the attachments manager.

This is the proper MIME type for a .xpi file:
Code:
application/x-xpinstall.xpi
Hope that info helps somebody.

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