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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: Server-generated content-type?
Date Sun, 23 Mar 1997 22:02:15 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> 
>     Working on mod_example, the handler of which emits text/plain
>     content, I found I was having trouble getting the Content-type
>     header sent to the client correctly.  No matter what I did, Apache
>     would rewrite this header to "text/html".  I finally stole a
>     workaround from another module and now force *my* setting to be sent
>     by calling send_http_header() at the beginning of the handler
>     routine.
> 
>     I can't find any reference to this behaviour; is the server
>     *supposed* to force "text/html" on all outbound server-generated
>     content?  Is it *supposed* to ignore the r->content_type setting and
>     any value already stored for Content-type in r->headers_out?  I
>     haven't quite managed to trace what routine downstream of my handler
>     is overwriting this (work's been busy), but I thought I'd ask..

In my view, no.

Cheers,

Ben.

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