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

From: kizzume <kizzume@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 00:10:29 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <12935738.post@talk.nabble.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org

I'd follow the instructions, but it's impossible to create a file called
".htaccess".  I couldn't even change the name of ".htaccess.txt" to
".htaccess" AFTER it was on the server--it's an invalid filename.  Is this a
linux only thing?

Doug Schepers-3 wrote:
> Hi, kizzume-
> kizzume wrote (on 9/28/2007 3:19 AM):
>> 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. 
> You can tell by trying out the URL in Web-Sniffer [1].  Think of it as a 
> validator for server configuration, if that helps.
> In this case, your server seems not to know about SVG, so it tells the 
> browser that it's sending it a text file.
>>  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.
> It's usually easy to fix this problem... instructions are on the SVG 
> Wiki [2].
> By the way, this list, www-svg, is an W3C forum to discuss issues with the
> SVG Spec. For questions about development details and such, you should
> post
> to the very active,  friendly, and helpful list called SVG-Developers [3].
> [1] http://web-sniffer.net/
> [2] http://wiki.svg.org/MIME_Type
> [3] http://groups.yahoo.com/group/svg-developers/
> Regards-
> -Doug Schepers
> W3C Staff Contact, SVG, CDF, and WebAPI

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