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Subject Re: asynchronous downloads
Date Thu, 03 Oct 2002 14:09:39 GMT
> How do I send a file asynchronously?
> The classic example is download sites.  You click on the file you want and
> it generates a thankyou page for your browser and also sends the file.
> So what's the correct way to do this?

  Use a refresh META tag on the thank-you page, that points to the
requested file. Look at any download page at SourceForge to see how it
is done.

  Alternatively, you can return a multipart/mixed MIME message with
both documents as the result of the HTTP request.

Dominique QUATRAVAUX                           Ingénieur développeur senior
01 44 42 00 27                                 IDEALX

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