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From "David Wall" <d.w...@computer.org>
Subject Content-disposition for file downlaod with Mozilla/Firefox
Date Mon, 15 Nov 2004 18:23:22 GMT
The following are headers we send out for a given file that is being
downloaded:

Content-Length: 28160
content-disposition: attachment;filename=Some Agreement 2004-11-15.doc
Content-Type: application/octet-stream

I believe this used to work fine with Mozilla in an earlier version.  I'm
running Mozilla 1.7.3 and Firefox 1.0, but it doesn't work on them.   It
works just fine on Opera 7.11, IE 6, and Netscape 7.1.

On Mozilla/Firefox, it is stopping at the space in the header, so it thinks
the filename is just "Some" rather "Some Agreement 2004-11-15.doc".  My
impression is that HTTP headers are allowed to contain spaces and it's only
a newline that should end the value of a header.  Is this something I need
to concern myself with from the web application side, or is this just a bug
with Mozilla/Firefox?

Thanks,
David


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