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From bgiles <bgi...@coyotesong.com>
Subject Re: PDF notes on Examples page
Date Wed, 20 May 2009 12:49:43 GMT
I've seen multiple requests for help on displaying PDF in just the short 
time I've been on the user's list.  That isn't unreasonable when people 
can't get their application to work and don't know whether the problem 
is with document retrieval or something else. I thought it would be 
easier to just have a brief explanation of how to return PDF (and to a 
lesser extent other binary data) that we can send people to than to 
repeatedly explain it on the list.

It probably makes sense to move it to a new page, though.  'Application 
Examples' or something like that, in contrast to the jackrabbit-specific 


Thomas Müller wrote:
> Hi,
> Sorry, I don't understand, how is this related to Jackrabbit?
> Regards,
> Thomas
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Bear Giles <bgiles@coyotesong.com> wrote:
>> A recurring theme seems to be problems sending PDF documents to browsers.
>>  I've put up notes on what works for us on the wiki examples page:
>>  http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/ExamplesPage.  There are several tricks
>> that, if overlooked, will essentially guarantee that MSIE won't properly
>> handle PDF.
>> Bear

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