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From "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: PDF doesn't show in ie over https
Date Thu, 16 May 2002 06:37:33 GMT
From: "J.Pietschmann" <j3322ptm@yahoo.de>

> Katiyar, Bhawana wrote:
> >>Hi!
> >>I generate PDFs using Fop. All PDF docs are displyed with IE 5.5,
Netscape 6  over HTTP. When i switch it to HTTPS, Netscape works fine but IE
gives the following error : Internet Explorer cannot download....Internet
Explorer was not able to open this Internet site. The requested site is
either unavailable or cannot be found.
> >>My cache-control is set to "private". I have tried making it "no-cache",
still doesn't work.
> This is a known problem with IEx and uncacheable documents
> which aren't handled by IEx itself.
> Perhaps it helps if you give IEx a hint by using an URL
> ending in .pdf. If there are parameters, try to append
> a dummy=.pdf parameter.

Does anybody know the influence of the following issue and if it being
looked at?


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Vicente Salvador" <vicente@deister.es>
> To: <fop-dev@xml.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 3:30 AM
> Subject: Re: Problem embeding pdf in browser using security constraint
> inTomcat4.0.3
> > I think this problem is due to new headers added on tomcat 4.0.3
> It's dificult to explain but I will try it!!!
> >
> > 1. IE sends the request to your servlet on a protected context.
> > 2. Your servlet tries to send the file but tomcat adds a no-cache
> > 3. IE receives the file but not show it, first, tries to find some
> files on your server (on vti dir) and tries to get the
> >    file from the cache.
> > 4. But no-cache header has been send so IE has not saved the file, so IE
> cannot display it.
> >
> >
> > This is an IE issue, but IE is installed on a lot of PCs, so people of
> tomcat project should care about this. Maybe you can contact
> > with tomcat guys and ask him to add a configuration parameter to
> the headers sended on protectec contexts.
> >
> > This is a tomcat issue, not a fop issue.
> >

Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
            - verba volant, scripta manent -
   (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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