Re (2): [Oberon] document packaging.
chris at cfbsoftware.com
Sat May 12 02:28:25 MEST 2007
> Debian Iceweasel displays
> as a picture with a caption beneath, as we
> expect. IE probably does the same.
Yes it does.
> TestDocPackage.tar.gz contains TestDocPackage.html
> and Cantor.jpg. When Iceweasel is given the URI
> it opens a dialogue to ask whether to open
> with /bin/tar or to "Save to Disk".
This file actually is recognised as a tar.tar file not a tar.gz file by
my browser. Was it actually gzipped / compressed?
> I haven't seen the file name extension mentioned.
> Will speculate at a document named
> which a browser will display automatically.
> (This doesn't exist on Carnot yet.)
> The opc file will be portable as a pdf,
> readable with a browser rather than with
> Adobe Reader and smaller that a pdf.
I can't verify this. I get the error message:
You don't have permission to access /TestDocPackage.opc on this server."
I'm only guessing but after following your experiments I suspect that
the browser does more than just look at the file extension to determine
what type of file it is.
Try this one - it was the one (picked totally at random) that I referred
to in my original post:
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