On Friday 14 June 2002 10:47, Timothy J. Luoma wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, Justin French wrote:
> > I know this has been discussed many times, but I've been hunting through
> > the archives with very little resolution on the issue.
> The user can define certain things given the way they want mime types to
> be handled.
> PDF used to be a good solution until several browsers decided that they
> would display PDF.
> So if I want to make sure someone downloads a file, I make it a ZIP, pure
> and simple.

Some browsers are able to open ZIP files automatically. The solution is to use 
an 'undefined' mime-type such as 'application/octet-stream' which, in theory, 
should force all downloads to present a 'save as' dialog.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk
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