RE: Mod_perl returning perl scripts
On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Angela wrote:
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> I think(?) the issue is that the browser doesn’t know the
> contents because the header returned is a wap header i.e.
> 'Content-Type: text/vnd.wap.wml'. The browser then assumes
> it's a file download and promptly does just that! Although
> having said that, I have a browser plug-in that should
> fire up if the response is wml. It doesn't.
> But, while writing this I thought 'I wonder what Netscape
> does'? You guys are going to love this! Can you believe
> that Netscape does as it should and fires up my plug-in?
> Well it does. It seems this is an IE Explorer-Mod_perl
> specific problem!
> I still need to stop files being downloaded by IE users though!
IE sometimes has a (1/2) mind of it's own ... You might try,
just for testing, making a Windows file association with a
wml file, and seeing if IE then launches the associated
application, rather than prompting you to save.