[lokisetup] makeself and browser downloads

Chunky Kibbles chunky at icculus.org
Sun May 4 13:41:03 EDT 2003

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 06:35:27AM -0400, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> > For Moz based browser just tell them to hold down the shift key when
> > they click on the link and it will save it instead of trying to display
> > it.
> What exactly triggers IE and such to believe a given file is text vs.
> binary data?
> Is it the #!/bin/sh line at the start, or does it see that the first X
> lines appear to be ASCII text and go from there?
> Can we do something to "fool" it, like:
> #!/bin/sh
> # [binary data here]
> # Above is a line of binary shite to fool IE. Disregard.
> Can someone play around with that?


it's  an e-mail I wrote a while ago but never got round to cleaning up
enough to make it publically available. 


Gary (-;

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