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From David Li <>
Subject Re: Acrobat 6.0.1 plug-in for IE and Tomcat 4.1.x problem
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2004 17:18:29 GMT
The code here fixed the Coyote Response object but the real problem 
seems to be in the Catalina BaseResponse object which the charset is 


On Jan 26, 2004, at 9:39 PM, Tim Funk wrote:

> Its a fixed bug.
> -Tim
> David Li wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   I don't subscribe to the list so direct reply to 
>> would be greatly appreciated.
>>   We recently detect a problem with sending generated PDF to Acrobat 
>> 6.0.1's IE plug-in. In Tomcat, if the ContentType is set, a charset 
>> is automatically appended to it. This causes problem with Acrobat 
>> 6.0.1's IE plug-in. So far, we have summarize the following 
>> conditions:
>> 1. ContentType: application/pdf
>> This works fine.
>> 2. ContentType: application/pdf;
>> This shows blank pages
>> 3. ContentType: application/pdf;charset=UTF-8
>> This shows error message of corrupted PDF file. However, if we 
>> download it, it can be open correctly with Arcobat 6.0.1. Only 
>> plug-in complaining the problem.
>>   I have tried to contact Adobe about this but, of course, get no 
>> response. I think this is more of a problem of Adobe's plug-in 
>> implementation rather then Tomcat's problem. I have check the source 
>> codes, there is no way to disable appending charset if setContentType 
>> is called.
>>   Any suggestion is appreciated.

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