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From "Ross Burton" <bur...@dcs.kcl.ac.uk>
Subject Re: Internet Explorer & PDF (via Cocoon, FOP)
Date Tue, 21 Mar 2000 19:33:03 GMT
>When I try to run the http://host:port/cocoon/samples/fo/test-fo.xml
example
>Internet Explorer starts to open the page but never starts the Acroreader
>plug-in. Netscape opens the plug-in ad displays the page just fine.

Shouldn't this be in the FAQ?  What is happening is that IE is ignoring the
MIME type being sent with the file, and assuming it is an XML  file as it
has a XML extension.  Very silly.  To work around it rename the xml file to
something obscure, such as pxml.  Then IE will actually look at the MIME
type.

Regards,
Ross Burton


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