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From Dragon <dra...@crimson-dragon.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Getting back HTTP as-is like plain text sometimes
Date Thu, 04 Sep 2008 17:09:30 GMT
Dobes Vandermeer did speak thusly:
>On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Dragon <dragon@crimson-dragon.com> wrote:
> > Dobes Vandermeer did speak thusly:
> >>
> >> For some reason I'm not getting any hits on my google searches for
> >> this, so I'm trying this mailing list.
> >>
> >> The issue I'm running into is that sometimes I get back the HTTP
> >> response as plain text, instead of the *content* of the HTTP response
> >> as the correct content type.
> >>
> >> Has anyone seen this before?  Any ideas what might cause it?
> >>
> >
> > Does the browser you are using know how to handle the content type?
>
>It seems to be happening for pretty standard content-types, such as
>html pages on the site, so I seem like this is the issue.
>
>It also happens in different browsers.
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OK, so then are you certain that the content type header is always being sent?

I know you sent a list of headers in your original post and it was 
there, but was that for a failed request or a successful one?

If it was not for a failed request, you will need to capture the 
headers on a failed request to see if it is there. The browser must 
know what the content type is in order to know what to do with it and 
if the header is missing, it
will have to just make a guess.

Other than that, I am at a loss as to what might be happening.



Dragon

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