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Re: Serving RealAudio (.ra) files from Jigsaw

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 1999 16:10:46 +0100 (MET)
To: Greg Ackerman <Greg.Ackerman@merant.com>
cc: "'www-jigsaw@w3.org'" <www-jigsaw@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.10.9903221608430.26576-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Mon, 22 Mar 1999, Greg Ackerman wrote:

> I'm running Jigsaw 2.01 on 95 and NT.  I'm building a CDNow / Amazon.com
> type website as a class assignment, using Servlets to implement database
> access and shopping cart functionality, etc.  One of the things I want my
> web page to do is have downloadable (not streaming) samples.  In RealAudio
> this equates to having .ra files accessible on the webserver.  However,
> anytime I have a web page that links to a .ra file, I get a message back
> from the webserver:
> 
> Invalid URL
> 
> The URL (...) that you requested is not available on that server.
> 
> I have checked to make sure that the path to the file is absolutely correct,
> and I can serve other file types (.zip, .jpg, etc.) from the same location.
> There just seems to be something about .ra files that the webserver does not
> like, although that doesn't make sense to me.
> 
> Any ideas?  Much appreciated for any feedback.

By default, only few extensions are defined, and if it is not in the
specified extensions of the indexer, the resource won't be created, then
not served.

To be able to serve the .ra extension, you should edit the default indexer
and add the extension, as explained at:
http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/Doc/User/indexers.html
Read the item 7 (and what is before that may be helpful to understand how
it works)
Regards,

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Received on Monday, 22 March 1999 10:10:54 GMT

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