Any IIS 6 Perl CGI gurus out their with their sanity intact

Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker ilmari at
Wed Nov 14 16:11:06 GMT 2007

David Precious <davidp at> writes:

> Jonathan Stowe wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 14:33 +0000, David Precious wrote:
>>> Dave Cross wrote:
>>>> You can use text/plain as a content type you know.
>>> Sometimes text/plain will cause the browser to ask if you want to
>>> save to a file or open it in your chosen text editor
>> What browser is this? I don't believe I have seen one do that for ten
>> years and I'm not convinced that the browser that might have done that
>> would even run on any operating system that has had a release this
>> century.
> I don't know, but I'm sure I've seen it happen at some time or another.

That looks more like the effect of

Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="foo.txt"

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