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From Tom Evans <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] No Content-Type header despite DefaultType directive
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2011 10:13:42 GMT
On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to get Apache to send a file with the filename "test" that
> contains html through a filter for the mime type text/html. The problem is
> that even when I set a DefaultType in .htaccess the response doesn't contain
> a Content-Type header. The browser actually displays the content as html
> (probably by guessing) but since the response itself doesn't contain an
> explicit mime type the filter does not get applied.
> Shouldn't Apache always set a mime type when I use DefaultType?
> Regards,
>  Dennis

Are you sure it doesn't set the type, and just not run it through the filter?

There is a big warning on AddOutputFilterByType that it will not fire
if the type is determined from DefaultType.



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