[thelist] Validating Mime Type of Uploads

Randal Rust randalrust at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 10:14:43 CDT 2007

On 3/28/07, Mark Groen <evolt at markgroen.com> wrote:

> Correct, and in addition to Erik's information; there is no MIME content-type
> for PDF (excepting that browsers and servers are already including it as a
> type, as an Official assignment it's not in the specs yet) so your web server
> is going to fall back to what the browser is telling it to expect to be
> uploaded, in your case the default: application/octet-stream.

I went ahead and installed Acrobat Reader and MS Office, which should
take care of the problem. Thanks for the help, Erik and Mark.

Randal Rust
R.Squared Communications

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