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RE: Render MathML in IE with .asp/.htm file extension

From: Paul Topping <PaulT@dessci.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 14:37:20 -0800
Message-ID: <46566A3075DDD311969100E0811031ECAF5238@euclid.dessci>
To: "'Shutter, Simon B WLAP:EX'" <Simon.Shutter@gems4.gov.bc.ca>
Cc: "'www-math@w3.org'" <www-math@w3.org>

I believe ASP code can mess with anything in the HTTP headers including the
MIME type. If I recall correctly, ASP code can change the MIME type by
assigning to a specially named pseudo variable.

Also, I believe you can set IIS's extension-to-MIME-type mapping on a
directory-by-directory basis.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shutter, Simon B WLAP:EX [mailto:Simon.Shutter@gems4.gov.bc.ca] 
> Sent: Monday, January 27, 2003 2:17 PM
> To: 'www-math@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: Render MathML in IE with .asp/.htm file extension
> >It shouldn't but it does (or it appears to).
> If you have access to the server configuration you can of 
> course fool it by passing .xml URL's through the ASP xecution 
> so you don't need to use .asp extension.
> Are you suggesting giving the file and xml extension mapping the 
> file to asp in IIS?  Can you map specific files?
> Tx, Simon
Received on Monday, 27 January 2003 17:37:32 UTC

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