Riscos Netsurf downloads

Steve Fryatt lists at stevefryatt.org.uk
Sat Oct 23 17:40:50 BST 2010

On 23 Oct, Kenpvr wrote in message
    <4CC30C2B.30807 at elecdrum.com>:

> I am new to riscos and Netsurf so this could just be ignorance on my part.
> I am trying to download makemodes.arc from the acorn site but netsurf
> simply displays the whole file instead of giving me the download box which
> it does do for a .zip file. Is this a riscos configuration thing or
> Netsurf.

It's probably a server issue: the server is reporting the file's MIME type
as text (because it doesn't know what .arc is), and so NetSurf tries to
display it.

Shift-click on the link to force a save box to open.

Steve Fryatt - Leeds, England


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