[Project_owners] update.rdf in http://downloads.mozdev.org/

Mook mook.moz at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 11:21:46 EDT 2005


On 7/23/05, Matthew Wilson <matthew at mjwilson.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Adam Judson wrote:
> > When my update.rdf file is located in downloads auto update doesn't work.
> >
> > When I moved it to myextension.mozdev.org it works fine.  I suspect this is
> > because most of the mirrors serve up this file as "application - rdf"
> > rather than "text-plain", though I'm not sure why this causes
> > problems.
> 
> RDF should load as text/xml or text/rdf according to the FAQ (which
> might be a bit out of date I suppose). But previous experience showed
> that text/plain doesn't work.
> 
> http://www.mozilla.org/rdf/doc/faq.html#rdf_doesnt_load
> 
> <atthew
> 
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As a workaround, we (minimizetotray) just have the extension be .xml
instead, which means they do get served as text/xml and work fine.  I
suppose it's best, really, to ping mirrors.mozdev.org to ask them to
add the mime-type text/rdf but this works too :)

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Mook
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