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Re: [vox-tech] Question: mod_dav.1.0.3 + apache.1.3.26 and CR/LFissues w
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Re: [vox-tech] Question: mod_dav.1.0.3 + apache.1.3.26 and CR/LFissues w/ MacOS+MSWin



On Tue, 2 Jul 2002, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> I am only now learning about WebDAV, but since it is built on http, it
> ought to be as interoperable as http is, so something seems odd about
> this.
> 
> To be specific, I _thought_ there was a standard for on-the-wire text
> files through http... CRLF format, and clients were supposed to be
> responsible for translating to and from their own formats.  Is there
> something systemically wrong with all these clients, or is the ContentType
> header just not set right?

Web browsers seem to do this. However, when testing "MS Web Folders" and
"Cadaver" I have found they transmit the files with the actual
line termination encoding of the file.

This is not a problem when using something like dreamweaver, front page,
Netscape Composer, since they "render" the HTML in a layout and do not
care about line termination.

I have not verified this is the case with Goliath or the one built-into
Mac OS X with the iDisk.

-ME

-----BEGIN GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
Version: 3.12
GCS/CM$/IT$/LS$/S/O$ !d--(++) !s !a+++(-----) C++$(++++) U++++$(+$) P+$>+++ 
L+++$(++) E W+++$(+) N+ o K w+$>++>+++ O-@ M+$ V-$>- !PS !PE Y+ !PGP
t@-(++) 5+@ X@ R- tv- b++ DI+++ D+ G--@ e+>++>++++ h(++)>+ r*>? z?
------END GEEK CODE BLOCK------
decode: http://www.ebb.org/ungeek/ about: http://www.geekcode.com/geek.html

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