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Re: MIME of PNGs in bugtracker

From: Francisco Vila
Subject: Re: MIME of PNGs in bugtracker
Date: Sun, 5 Jul 2009 11:50:08 +0200

2009/7/5 Cameron Horsburgh <address@hidden>:
> Francisco Vila <address@hidden> writes:
>> The example PNG images on bug comments have to be downloaded before
>> you can view them, at least on my Ubuntu system. I wonder whether the
>> server could adjust the MIME type of png images so the browser offers
>> to open it directly with a suitable application instead?
>> Or, is it completely out of our reach?
> I was looking at some .pngs on the bugtracker today, and as far as I can
> tell that's exactly the behaviour I got. I'd click on the link, the
> browser would open a dialogue box asking me what I wanted to do with it,
> defaulting to opening the image with 'display'.
> Or have I misunderstood what you're after?

I only get offered to save it or cancel, other web pages behave the
way you mention, which is the most natural and frequent.

> I'm running Iceweasel (Firefox) on Debian Sid, if that helps.

This is firefox 3.0.11 for ubuntu canonical 1.0.

Francisco Vila. Badajoz (Spain)

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