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From Roberto Galoppini <rgalopp...@geek.net>
Subject Re: Extension downloading problem
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:29:44 GMT
On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 7:22 PM, drew <drew@baseanswers.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2012-08-26 at 19:17 +0200, Roberto Galoppini wrote:
> > On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org
> >wrote:
> >
> > > Rob Weir wrote:
> > >
> > >> Also, I wonder if it would be worth submitting a patch for Apache.  It
> > >> looks like they have the other content types used by OpenOffice, but
> > >> not oxt files:
> > >> http://svn.apache.org/repos/**asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/**
> > >> conf/mime.types<
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/conf/mime.types>
> > >>
> > >
> > > Actually, it seems it's already been there for a while:
> > > $ svn annotate mime.types  | grep oxt
> > > 571614   fielding application/vnd.openofficeorg.**extension
> > > oxt
> > > $ svn log | grep 571614
> > > r571614 | fielding | 2007-08-31 23:57:29 +0200(ven, 31 ago 2007) | 3
> lines
> > >
> > > and if I put an extension on my people.apache.org account I see it's
> > > served correctly (of course, this has nothing to do with the problem
> under
> > > discussion; but if problems come from an incorrect MIME type, then
> people
> > > reporting the problem should be able to download
> > > http://people.apache.org/~**pescetti/tmp/dict-it.oxt<
> http://people.apache.org/%7Epescetti/tmp/dict-it.oxt>
> > > correctly).
> > >
> >
> > I confirm your suspects, it's a MIME config issue. I tested SourceForge
> > master, that works just fine, but not all mirrors do manage it correctly.
> > As a short-term solution for all extensions - either hosted at
> SourceForge
> > or at third party website - we report the following note:
> >
> > *Note: some browsers may download the extension as a .zip file; if this
> > happens rename the downloaded file from .zip to .oxt*
> >
> > We can then run a communication plan to inform both mirror and
> > third-parties.
>
> Hi,
>
> Yes - very good idea on the notice.
>
> On the mime config, if I can help with this anyway - for example if
> there is a list of the  mirrors available through the extension download
> site I have a copy of IE/Vista which faithfully produces the .zip file
> for octect/streams and I would be willing to try it on all the mirrors..
> I'd think reporting on success would best be to you direct, I wouldn't
> want to come off as demanding here (@Roberto - if that would help, I
> will).
>

Thanks Drew, but we have already scripts for that.

Roberto


>
> Unless - I'm assuming it is not that ning servers don't support it, is
> it worth the time (I'll do so if someone thinks so) to actually check at
> the project?
>
> Best,
>
> //drew
>
> >
> > Roberto
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >   Andrea.
> > >
> >
>
>
>

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