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From David Carter <apa...@entertain-me.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] PDF downloads fail for IE users only
Date Thu, 29 Apr 2004 15:49:52 GMT
Good suggestion, but no love :-(

Dave

Quoting Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>:

> 
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, David Carter wrote:
> 
> > Basically, whenever an IE user downloads a PDF, they get the error message
> "File
> > does not begin with '%PDF-'". It only occurs with IE, and only on Windows.
> 
> This is a guess ....
> 
> IE advertises itself as HTTP/1.1, but (at least in some circumstances)
> fails to accept Chunked encoding.
> 
> So, a force-downgrade to HTTP/1.0 may well fix it.
> 
> -- 
> Nick Kew
> 
> Nick's manifesto: http://www.htmlhelp.com/~nick/
> 
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