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Re: I can't seem to host svg files...

From: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 19:26:47 -0700
Message-Id: <B1A8A84C-CF38-4063-9618-68C951D944E3@apple.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: kizzume <kizzume@gmail.com>

Your host is serving the SVG files with text/plain as the mimetype,  
you'll need to contact your host so that they can setup the server to  
report the correct mimetype.

--Oliver

On 27/09/2007, at 6:19 PM, kizzume wrote:

>
>
> Is this something you can tell if you try to look at the file,  
> because I
> really truly have absolutely no idea what you're talking about.   
> All I know
> about the kind of server I have is that it holds files.  I log in with
> FireFTP, create directories, and upload files.  It's one I pay a  
> yearly fee
> for.  That probably doesn't tell you anything though.
>
> The server is not an application server--it just holds files.
>
> Here's one I made a copy of that was working perfectly on another  
> server:
> http://www.infraxes.com/kizzume/images/flag_of_france.svg
>
> Here's one I converted with inkscape from a bmp:
>
> http://www.infraxes.com/kizzume/images/kizzume-logo.svg
>
> And here's a stupid test drawing made in inkscape:
>
> http://www.infraxes.com/kizzume/images/drawing.svg
>
>
>
> Oliver Hunt-2 wrote:
>>
>>
>> First guess: Your server isn't sending the correct mimetype -- you
>> should make sure it is definitely being sent as image/svg+xml
>>
>> --Oliver
>>
>> On 26/09/2007, at 5:22 AM, kizzume wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I can take an svg file from another server that works great when I
>>> embed it
>>> into a page, but as soon as I copy that same svg file to my server
>>> and host
>>> it there, it won't view as a picture--it just shows it in text form
>>> instead.
>>>
>>> Am I doing something wrong, or are there some servers that put on a
>>> strange
>>> limitation or something?
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