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Re: Html 40 gzipped?? pdf

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: 06 May 2003 09:21:13 -0400
To: Jean-Marc Lachaine <jmjmlach@lakeheadu.ca>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1052227273.3056.22.camel@seabright>

Hi Jean-Marc,

I think your browser is unzipping it on the fly,
and not renaming the file without the suffix ".gz". This is
a known bug.

 _ Ian

On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 08:55, Jean-Marc Lachaine wrote:
> Hi
> I have been trying for some time now to get the pdf version of the html 4.01
> spec. It downloads OK but Winzip kept complaining that the file was not a
> proper archive. I finally got around to download a windows copy of gzip and
> attempted to extract the file only to have gzip itself complain that the
> file was not a proper archive. That is when I decided to try a little
> experiment and remove the .gz extension from the downloaded file. Double
> click and presto, Acrobat opens the file right up without a hitch!!! Sorry
> guys but that file is just not compressed. You might want to lose the false
> extension.
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs
Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
Received on Tuesday, 6 May 2003 09:21:31 UTC

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