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From Alexander Shorin <kxe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Specify attachment encoding for couchdb
Date Fri, 03 Jan 2014 14:18:13 GMT
You can set MIME type as text/plain;charset=utf-8 to help browsers
detect the correct content encoding.
See http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2068#section-3.4 for more info
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On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 5:52 PM, Daniel Gonzalez <gonvaled@gonvaled.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have the following test script:
>
> # -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
>
> import os
> import couchdb
>
> GREEK = u'ΑΒΓΔ ΕΖΗΘ ΙΚΛΜ ΝΞΟΠ ΡΣΤΥ ΦΧΨΩ αβγδ εζηθ ικλμ
νξοπ ρςτυ φχψω'
>
> # Prepare a unicode file, encoded using ENCODING
> ENCODING = 'utf-8'
> filename = '/tmp/test'
> open(filename, 'w').write(GREEK.encode(ENCODING))
>
> # Create an empty document
> server = couchdb.Server()
> db = server['cdb-tests']
> doc_id = 'testing'
> doc = { }
> db[doc_id] = doc
>
> # Attach the file to the document
> content = open(filename, 'rb') # Open the file for reading
> db.put_attachment(doc, content, content_type='text/plain')
>
> As you can see, the file is utf-8 encoded, but when I attach that file to
> couchdb, I have no way to specify this encoding. Thus, requesting the
> attachment at http://localhost:5984/cdb-tests/testing/test returns the
> following Response Headers:
>
> HTTP/1.1 200 OK
> Server: CouchDB/1.2.0 (Erlang OTP/R15B01)
> ETag: "7y85tiUeF/UX9kqpKAzQEw=="
> Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2014 13:43:36 GMT
> Content-Type: text/plain
> Content-MD5: 7y85tiUeF/UX9kqpKAzQEw==
> Content-Length: 102
> Content-Encoding: gzip
> Cache-Control: must-revalidate
> Accept-Ranges: none
>
> Seeing the attachment with a browser shows complete gibberish. How can I
> store the encoding for couchdb attachments?
>
> Thanks and regards,
>
> Daniel
>
> PD: SO reference link: http://stackoverflow.com/q/20905157/647991

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