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

From: kizzume <kizzume@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 00:19:33 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <12935804.post@talk.nabble.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org


This is what I don't understand:  "User agents use media types to determine
whether a specific format is supported and how the content should be
processed. "

Why can't files just be used as files?  I guess I just don't understand--at
all.  A file isn't a file unless there's something on the server to tell it
that it's a certain type of file?  Why is that necessary?  It goes right
over my head, and since I really don't understand what I'd be asking the
host, I'm going to have to refrain until I do understand.

"Yes, I'm calling because I want you to change the mime type to be correct. 
No, I don't really know what that means, but I need you to do it."

That's alright.

Thanks for the help.


Oliver Hunt-2 wrote:
> 
> 
> 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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>>>>
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>>>
>>>
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>>>
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