Re: Curious ftp problem with squid 1.1.3

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 1997 00:43:37 +0100

I agree that application/octet-stram is the best bet for default
content-type for ftpget.
1. ftp is usually for transferring binary files (or for offline reading)
2. text/plain is threated as text, and as such it may or might not be
saved exacly the same as the source even when the user selects save to
disk, depending on browser, operatin system and a number of different

Henrik Nordstrom
Tim Steele wrote:
> I vote for application/octet-stream.  It fixes my problem.
> After all, if you don't know what it is, surely that's the safest bet?
> Otherwise you get weird download problems...
Received on Tue Jan 14 1997 - 15:58:20 MST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Tue Dec 09 2003 - 16:34:04 MST