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From "J.Lance Wilkinson" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Two OS's, two HTTPDs, two different handlings of Mime Type?
Date Wed, 22 Aug 2012 17:20:36 GMT
Alex Bligh wrote:
> --On 22 August 2012 13:05:40 -0400 "J.Lance Wilkinson" <> 
> wrote:
>>     ForceType nor the fact the file extension, .ram, has a match for
>>     the mime type of audio\x-pn-realaudio in the cited TypesConfig file
>>     seems to be applying the correct Content-Type header on the
> Not sure which of the many zillion places apache and/or your
> dispatcher loads its MIME types from, but could this be down to a
> difference in the presence/absence of audio/xn-pn-realaudio in
> one of the many MIME types files? /etc/mime.types probably being
> the relevant one on Linux.

	Indeed that was the very first thing we checked.  It was missing
	and we corrected it.

> Also, MIME types usually have a forward slash (as I wrote), rather
> than a backslash (as you wrote). If that isn't just a typo in
> email, it may make a difference.
	And yes, good observation -- but it's an email typo, didn't copy/
	paste from the real files.

J.Lance Wilkinson ("Lance")		InterNet:
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Digital Library Technologies		FAX:   (814) 863-3560
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