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From Michael Reutter <tom...@meinsenf.at>
Subject Re: mime-types?
Date Fri, 24 May 2002 06:56:27 GMT
Am Donnerstag, 23. Mai 2002 19:26 schrieben Sie:
> your browser needs to be mime-typed AND your tomcat application needs to be
> mime-typed
>
> you can set tomcat's mime-types in your web.xml file.  search google for
> tomcat web.xml mime types
>
> As far as your browser -- many browsers are not preconfigured to view png
> images alone -- this happens to me all the time.  If the image appears in
> context, the browser will "guess" that it is a PNG image and display it,
> but coming over the wire with no page, many browsers don't know what to do
> with it.
>
> Some browsers allow you to tell them what to do with specific mime-types
> (i'm thinking IE 5 on the mac specifically) -- if your browser does, try
> it. otherwise you might be out of luck on the browser front (but DO fix the
> web.xml first and see if that helps).

thanks for your help!

I fixed the mime-type in web.xml, but the problem stays on the client-side :-(

looks like there is no general solution for this problem ...

regards
michael


> fillup
>
> On 5/23/02 5:24 AM, "Michael Reutter" <tomcat@meinsenf.at> wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I'm using tomcat 3.3.1!
> >
> > I have 2 pictures:
> > pic1.gif
> > pic1.png
> >
> > When I use these pics in html (e.g.: <img src="pic1.png">) both pics are
> > displayed correctly!
> > BUT when I access the pics' URL directly, I see the gif correct, but
> > instead of the png-image, I see the png's raw data displayed in my
> > browser (I tried with MSIE, NS4, NS6, Opera, Konqueror)!
> >
> > what is happening???
> >
> > thanks
> > michi
> >
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