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From Roberto Galoppini <rgalopp...@geek.net>
Subject Re: Extension downloading problem
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2012 16:16:32 GMT
On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 3:56 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Aug 25, 2012, at 6:37 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 5:59 PM, Andrea Pescetti <pescetti@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >> Dave Fisher wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Has anyone inspected the MIME Type returned? If it is not a proper
> >>> one for OXT then it is possible that IE8 is doing detection of the
> >>> type.
> >>
> >>
> >> I had different results than Dave's, and I concluded I see different
> MIME
> >> types depending on the mirror I get, so this depends on how each
> individual
> >> mirror used by SourceForge is configured.
> >>
> >> Example with repeated attempts (strings are in Italian but it's easy to
> >> understand that the first and last one are right, the other mirrors are
> >> not):
> >>
> >
> > Good work.  I'm copying Roberto on this, since it sounds like this
> > will need a configuration change on the SourceForge side.
> >
> > 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
>
> That makes sense although it won't help in this case as the mirror is:
>
> Server: nginx/1.0.14
>
> Might need to submit the patch there as well.
>

That extension is hosted by a third party, I'm afraid I couldn't help much
in this case, though.

Roberto


>
> Regards,
> Dave
>
> >
> > -Rob
> >
> >
> >> $ wget
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/e-files/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> Posizione:
> >>
> http://ignum.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> [segue]
> >> Lunghezza: 4899523 (4,7M) [application/vnd.openofficeorg.extension]
> >>
> >> $ wget
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/e-files/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> Posizione:
> >>
> http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> [segue]
> >> Lunghezza: 4899523 (4,7M) [application/octet-stream]
> >>
> >> $ wget
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/e-files/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> Posizione:
> >>
> http://heanet.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> [segue]
> >> Lunghezza: 4899523 (4,7M) [application/octet-stream]
> >>
> >> $ wget
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/e-files/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> Posizione:
> >>
> http://dfn.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> [segue]
> >> Lunghezza: 4899523 (4,7M) [application/octet-stream]
> >>
> >> $ wget
> http://extensions.openoffice.org/e-files/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> Posizione:
> >>
> http://freefr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> [segue]
> >> Lunghezza: 4899523 (4,7M) [application/vnd.openofficeorg.extension]
> >>
> >> MIME types are defined at the web server level, so the configuration for
> >> each mirror is probably responsible for this difference. Then most
> browsers
> >> will get it right nevertheless, but some might be tricked by receiving
> the
> >> generic "octet-stream" type and interpreting it as a valid ZIP file
> (which
> >> is correct, but not the best thing to do of course) before checking if
> it is
> >> a valid OXT file as well.
> >>
> >> A simple test could be to ask people who report problems if they get
> >> different behaviors with
> >>
> http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> (which serves OXT as octet/stream) and
> >>
> http://freefr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/aoo-extensions/874/29/oracle-pdfimport.oxt
> >> (which serves OXT as application/vnd.openofficeorg.extension).
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>  Andrea.
>
>

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