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Re: Bad Link

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 08:52:33 -0500
Message-ID: <3C35B3A1.536BC6CA@w3.org>
To: Scott Nation <scottn@minn.net>
CC: site-comments@w3.org
Scott Nation wrote:
> Hello,
> On your web site, the page:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/
> has this link (in the section "This version:" ):
> http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/html40.pdf.gz     gzip'ed PDF file [963Kb]
> I tried to download the file twice, each time it started OK then went extremely fast
> and I wound up with a 2940 Kb file that I could not open.


It may be that your browser is unzipping it on the fly. Which means that
you end up with a PDF file, not a gzipped PDF file.

 _ Ian

> It seems the file being delivered has a problem. 
> I downloaded plain text [794Kb] with no problem.
> Scott Nation
> scottn@minn.net

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