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From J Chris Anderson <jch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Content type response
Date Sat, 03 Jul 2010 16:02:47 GMT

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.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 


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