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From Olivier Rossel <>
Subject Re: Serving PDF's
Date Wed, 20 Mar 2002 08:28:15 GMT

Phil Blake wrote:

> Hi all,
> I want to serve PDF's - nothing special, no generation or 
> transformation - simply returning an existing pdf from a request.
> So... I added the following to my sitemap:
>    <map:match pattern="**pdf/**.pdf">
>     <map:read src="resources/pdf/{2}.pdf" mime-type="application/pdf"/>
>    </map:match>
> I have a pile of PDF's in the /resources/pdf directory, however, none 
> of them are successfully served.
> Only a small amount of the original  PDF is transfered - ie. it's a 
> 200K doc but less than 50K ends up at the browser and as far as 
> acrobat is concerned - it's damaged.
> What silly thing have I missed?
> Thanks in advance,
> Phil 

Not sure that it helps. But I have heard about a nasty bug in IE+Acrobat 
If you use them, you should try a different browser to check the serving 
of the PDF.

(I think the bug is about streaming PDF, that are handled incorrectly by IE)

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