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RE: Mod_perl returning perl scripts

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  • Randy Kobes
    On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Angela wrote: [ ... ] ... IE sometimes has a (1/2) mind of it s own ... You might try, just for testing, making a Windows file association
    Message 1 of 10 , Oct 27, 2003
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      On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Angela wrote:

      [ ... ]
      > 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.

      --
      best regards,
      randy
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