In my apache configuration, httpd.conf, I have the following:

DefaultType text/plain

I did change it to text/html and restart Apache, it's no go either.

Any advise? Thanks

"Robert" <bobx / linuxmail.org> wrote in message
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> Ruby Tuesday wrote:
>
> > Oops ... I'm using them on the browser. Both of those files is in
cgi-bin
> > directory. I wonder why the text/plain gave me errors.
> >
> > I'm using Apache2.0.48/Ruby1.8.1. Thanks
> >
> > The error(s)
> > First, a pop up windows with the message as follow:
> >      Some files can harm your computer. If the file information below
> >      look suspicious, or you do not fully trust the source, do not open
or
> >      save this file.
> >
> >      File name: ex2.rb
> >      File type:
> >      From:       webserver
> >
> > Would you like to open the file or save it to your computer?
> >
> > Open     Save   Cancel   More Info
> >
> > When I click open, a DOS window flashed quickly then dissapear.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >
> > "Osuka Adartse" <rocioestradacastaneda / prodigy.net.mx> wrote in message
> > news:403698DF.8010307 / prodigy.net.mx...
> >
> >>Ruby Tuesday wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hi, I have these 2 files, one work and the other does not.
> >>>
> >>>#!c:/apps/ruby/bin/ruby.exe
> >>>print "Content-type: text/html \n\n\n"
> >>>print  "1st line "
> >>>print  "2nd line "
> >>>print  "3rd line "
> >>>
> >>>And this is the other one(DOES NOT WORK!)
> >>>#!c:/apps/ruby/bin/ruby.exe
> >>>print "Content-type: text/plain \n\n\n"
> >>>print  "1st line "
> >>>print  "2nd line "
> >>>print  "3rd line "
> >>>
> >>>The only difference is that the 2nd file has text/plain in the header
> >>>instead of text/html. Please advise. Thanks
> >>
> >>Well, both work...what error are you getting?, how are you using those?
> >>my results:
> >>Content-type: text/html
> >>
> >>
> >>1st line 2nd line 3rd line
> >>and:
> >>Content-type: text/plain
> >>
> >>
> >>1st line 2nd line 3rd line
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> Because Apache is interpreting text/html to be HTML and when it sees
> text/plain is looks to the OS for help. My guess is that when you run
> the text/plain one it tries to download the file yes? That is because
> the OS does not have a set MIME type for text/plain.
>
> Or something along those lines...   ; )
>
> HTH