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From Greg.C...@pfizer.com
Subject RE: Intro/question possible buglet with Content-Type and Charsets .
Date Tue, 16 Dec 2003 15:39:55 GMT
Thanks Tim,

Having a little trouble getting anything from bugzilla, nagoya.apache.org
seems to be having a little trouble!

Looking in the archives for this id, I see that someone has a 4.1.29 patch
and a complied class, but cannot see either email address or content via the
archive.

Ho hum....

Thanks for the pointer.

Greg



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tim Funk [mailto:funkman@joedog.org]
> Sent: 16 December 2003 12:31
> To: Tomcat Developers List
> Subject: Re: Intro/question possible buglet with Content-Type and
> Charsets.
> 
> 
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=24970
> 
> Greg.Cope@pfizer.com wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > Quick intro, and then a question;
> > 
> > We use tomcat to host java web applications at our 
> location.  My client
> > requires us to follow very strict rules for deploying 
> software, that means
> > it can be a documentation intensive process (evidence 
> gathering/ IQP's etc
> > ....).  So we rarely upgrade as it is quite allot of 
> work..... Luckily
> > tomcat is excellent and rarely needs upgrading or patching.
> > 
> > Now the question;
> > 
> > Tomcat 4.1.29 seems to insist on added charset to the 
> content type, even if
> > a Content-Type has been set using response.setContentType or similar
> > (without a charset).  Tomcat 5 seems to do something 
> similar judging from
> > 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org/msg4
> 9015.html but
> > I think it fails to check if the Content type is a text one 
> (HTML) and adds
> > it for any content type, which would appear not to be right IMHO.
> > 
> > Without wishing to appear rude :-) I need to change this 
> behaviour and
> > remove the insertion of the charset for non text based 
> Content-Types  eg:
> > application/vnd.ms-excel
> > 
> 
> 
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