[plt-scheme] new version of prog langs text (also making the collection work on r301.5 from svn)

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Feb 7 15:33:53 EST 2006

On Feb  7, Robby Findler wrote:
> At Tue, 7 Feb 2006 15:27:00 -0500, Eli Barzilay wrote:
> > On Feb  7, John Clements wrote:
> > > 
> > > FWIW, I no longer make these URLs links.  That is, I just put the
> > > text of the link on the web page, along with instructions on how to
> > > use it.  What do you gain by making it a link?
> > 
> > Some browser may behave oddly -- I think that IE used to completely
> > ignore generic mime types (text/plain and application/octet-stream)
> > and using the filename suffix instead, but (IIRC) things are getting
> > better.
> > 
> > If you do set the webserver up to use application/octet-stream, then
> > things should behave fine for most browser/platform combinations, and
> > the gain is that 90% of your potential users (those on Windows) will
> > get Setup PLT when they click the link.
> Annoyingly, on the mac, .plt is mapped to a graphics file format.

So it is doing the same map-if-generic-mime-type thing?  Can you see
what happens if it gets something like `application/plt-package'?
Perhaps that would be a good solution.
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