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Re: Re[4]: SVG, two most serious bugs

From: Irene Vatton <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 14:10:00 +0200
To: void@dodo.com.au
Cc: Amaya email list <www-amaya@w3.org>, Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr
Message-Id: <20020523121000.96708C@maiana.inrialpes.fr>
> You guys are responding to my problem, but no one has
> actually told me what to do to fix it.
> The web page that I gave as an example, that Amaya can't
> display the SVG graphics on, is my own site, so I can modify
> it as required. 
> Here is the problem shown another way:
> I open an SVG graphic locally, it displays.
> I upload it to my website and try to view it, I just see the text.
> For example:
> http://www.goosee.com/evemanual/user1.svg
> Now, it is quite reasonable that I should be able to type in this
> URL and then see the graphic.
> But, Amaya is only displaying the text of the SVG file.
> The structure of the SVG file follows the guidelines in W3
> SVG spec 1.0 exactly.

You have to fix the problem in the server. I suggest you add a rule
that serves .svg with the MIME type image/svg+xml
Recommendations are clear. When a file is delivered with a MIME type text/plain
the client has to display it as a text plain.

> Regards,
> Barry Kauler
> Kai Lahmann <kl@3dots.de> wrote on 18/05/02 09:31:15:
> >
> >Am Samstag, 18. Mai 2002 03:15 schrieb Barry Kauler:
> >> Ha ha, I opened the page using IE (with Adobe SVG Viewer) they
> >> display fine, and I chose "File > Save as..." to save the entire page
> >> locally, *however* IE doesn't save the SVG graphic files. You would
> >now I know, what's the problem: the files are served with text/plain - and 
> >Amaya belives this!
> >
> >-- 
> >Kai Lahmann
> >kl@3dots.de
> >www.linuxfaqs.de
Received on Thursday, 23 May 2002 08:12:35 UTC

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