moz tries to display .exe file

VERIFIED INVALID

Status

()

Core
Networking: HTTP
VERIFIED INVALID
18 years ago
18 years ago

People

(Reporter: Eugene Savitsky, Assigned: Scott MacGregor)

Tracking

Trunk
x86
Windows 2000
Points:
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Description

18 years ago
1. Open this page
2. Try to download AVP Platinum/AVP Gold
3. Mozilla tries to display it instead of download dialog.

2001011804

Updated

18 years ago
Assignee: asa → mscott
Component: Browser-General → XP Apps: GUI Features
QA Contact: doronr → sairuh

Comment 1

18 years ago
helper apps, -> mscott
The server returns a mime type of text/plain for the platinum and gold .exe files. 

Comment 3

18 years ago
displaying text/plain is correct
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Component: XP Apps: GUI Features → Networking: HTTP
QA Contact: sairuh → tever
Resolution: --- → INVALID

Comment 4

18 years ago
How does IE do it?

Comment 5

18 years ago
ie gives more priority to the file extension, and possibly its sniffer. this 
violates the specification.
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Comment 6

18 years ago
So why we cannot do the same way?

Comment 7

18 years ago
mozilla's goal is to conform to w3c specifications and stuff like that. the 
spec says to follow the mime type which we do.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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