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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Content type response
Date Sat, 03 Jul 2010 20:36:21 GMT
On Saturday, July 3, 2010, J Chris Anderson <jchris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Jul 3, 2010, at 7:45 AM, Paulo Edgar Castro wrote:
>
>> Hi there.
>>
>> Is there a reason why I'm being returned a text/plain content type rather then a
json one?
>> I don't think I messed up with any of the server config files.
>> Judging by the HTTP_database_API docs on the wiki shouldn't this be returning a JSON
content-type?
>> I'm having the same content-type response when requesting individual docs....
>>
>
> We set content type to text/plain by default b/c otherwise browsers will automatically
download the json file instead of displaying it. this is just a convenience and can be overridden
using an Accept header with application/json in it.
>
>> Cheers,
>>
>>
>>            PECastro
>>
>>
>> [root@F11-0 test]# telnet localhost 5984
>> Trying 127.0.0.1...
>> Connected to localhost.
>> Escape character is '^]'.
>> GET /_all_dbs HTTP/1.1
>>
>> HTTP/1.1 200 OK
>> Server: CouchDB/0.10.0 (Erlang OTP/R12B)
>> Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2010 14:37:53 GMT
>> Content-Type: text/plain;charset=utf-8
>> Content-Length: 79
>> Cache-Control: must-revalidate
>>
>> ["my_test_2","my_test2"]
>>
>> ^C
>> Connection closed by foreign host.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

i posted a patch in jira that react on a accept for home. will refresh
it this sunday

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