[Project_owners] Download link for Thunderbird add-on

Joachim Herb Joachim.Herb at gmx.de
Thu Oct 1 16:29:27 PDT 2009


Thank you very much. That's exactly what I was looking for.
Joachim

On 01.10.2009 20:53, Onno Ekker wrote:
> On 22-9-2009 22:30, Joachim Herb wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have published two add-ons for Thunderbird. If you click on a link
>> pointing to the download address in Firefox, it tries to install the
>> add-on. How can I avoid this? It would be much better if the usual
>> download dialog opens.
>>
>> Example: http://compactheader.mozdev.org/installation.html pointing to
>> http://downloads.mozdev.org/compactheader/CompactHeader-0.7.3.xpi
>>
>
> I do this for my downloads by linking to a small php script that adds a
> header: content-disposition: attachment.
> You can see the script here:
> http://www.mozdev.org/source/browse/forward/www/download.php
>
> Onno
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