Re: [fwd] FastCGI and Java Applets

Anthony Rumble (anthonyr@ce.com.au)
Sat, 25 Jan 1997 14:48:22 +1100 (EST)

Message-Id: <m0vnz6M-0002VpC@enterprise.ce.com.au>
Subject: Re: [fwd]  FastCGI and Java Applets
To: gambarin@OpenMarket.com (Stanley Gambarin)
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 1997 14:48:22 +1100 (EST)
In-Reply-To: <199701242058.PAA19250@u4-138.openmarket.com> from "Stanley Gambarin" at Jan 24, 97 03:58:38 pm
From: anthonyr@ce.com.au (Anthony Rumble)

> To: fastcgi-developers <fastcgi-developers@openmarket.com>
> From: Mayank Jain/VGI
>   <Mayank_Jain@vanguard.com>
> Date: 23 Jan 97 14:44:07 EST
> Subject: FastCGI and Java Applets
> MIME-Version: 1.0
> Content-Type: Text/Plain
> 
> Is it possible to send Java Applets from a FastCGI server to the browser using 
> MIME types or any other method?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mayank Jain
> 
> ------- End of Forwarded Message
> 
> 	I do not know what MIME type is used, when the browser requests a 
> Java applet, so that it can start a Java VM.  I believe it just sends
> Content-type: application/octet-stream but not sure.  In any case, 
> there is no reason that a FastCgi application could not just set the
> Content-type header to the above and then send the java applet to the
> server that sends it to the browser, although the point of doing that
> escapes me.  Maybe you can be more precise at what exactly you are
> trying to accomplish.

According to my Squid logs (which logs the mime type in the main log)
it's being retrieved as text/plain for most sites..

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