[thelist] PDF troubles

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at xevious.kicks-ass.net
Tue Feb 10 06:48:10 CST 2004

On Friday 2004 February 06 14:48, Rob Smith wrote:
> Hi,
> I've got a PDF that someone gave me via e-mail. I can open the
> document on its own from my OS, but when I link to it from the WWW,
> it doesn't open. I just get a blank page as if the drivers didn't
> load. Ironically, it's doing this to other people who have identical
> OS installations.
> Can it truly be that the pdf is just bad? or can anyone explain this
> behavior.

Are you sure your server is serving it with the proper MIME type? Though 
you should at least get an error message if this is the problem (which 
would be a bug in your PDF software or browser).

Shawn K. Quinn

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