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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject Re: general/3141: Using Navigator Microsoft Access database retrieved as text only throug apache. -
Date Mon, 05 Oct 1998 18:30:00 GMT
The following reply was made to PR general/3141; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
To: Richard Olsen <OlsenR@pobox.tcs-inc.com>
Cc: apbugs@apache.org
Subject: Re: general/3141: Using Navigator Microsoft Access database
 retrieved as text only throug apache. -
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 1998 11:15:15 -0700 (PDT)

 On Mon, 5 Oct 1998, Richard Olsen wrote:
 
 >  I have changed the mime.conf, but still don't understand why it allows
 > Explorer to get it as a Database but not navigator.
 
 Because MSIE is broken and does not comply with HTTP standards.  It
 tries to guess what it should do with content; while sometimes it
 can be right on misconfigured servers, it is very often wrong and
 just messes everything up.
 

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