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Re: Content handling (Was Re: Problems with xhtml11.dtd?)

From: Tom Gilder <w3c@tom.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 17:33:26 +0100
Message-ID: <18051618538.20020518173326@tom.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org, www-html-request@w3.org, hammond@csc.albany.edu (William F. Hammond)
On Saturday, May 18, 2002, 4:42:06 PM, William F. Hammond wrote:
> > That would explain why IE attempts to render
> > http://tom.me.uk/2002/3/test.zip as XML instead of downloading, how
> > incredibly idiotic.
> Isn't that served through http as "application/x-zip-compressed"?

Hmm, well it was giving the type as that. The server is now giving
application/zip and IE doesn't have a problem with it.

I do have x-zip-compressed registered on my system as a zip file, but it is
still very silly that MSXML takes over if it detects <?xml... in the file.

Tom Gilder
Received on Saturday, 18 May 2002 12:33:34 UTC

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