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From Jan Bredereke <breder...@informatik.uni-kl.de>
Subject mod_mime/672: Incorrect content-type for `foo.ps.gz' and 'foo.ps.Z' files
Date Wed, 04 Jun 1997 14:40:02 GMT

>Number:         672
>Category:       mod_mime
>Synopsis:       Incorrect content-type for `foo.ps.gz' and 'foo.ps.Z' files
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache (Apache HTTP Project)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Jun  4 07:40:01 1997
>Originator:     bredereke@informatik.uni-kl.de
>Release:        1.1.3
(See also PR#665)
For any file with an extension such as `.ps.gz',
Apache returns

Content-Type: application/x-gzip
Content-Encoding: x-gzip

This is incorrect.  The content-type should be

PR#665 proposes a source patch.
Alternatively, we can work around it if we just change the 
(distribution) configuration files:
In file 'mime.types', we comment out the lines for 'application/x-gzip',
and also for 'application/x-compress'. They do not describe contents
but encondings. See also the 'AddEncoding' entries in file 'srm.conf

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