[pmwiki-users] direct download turned off with SSL

Frank Graffagnino frankie at graffagnino.net
Thu May 1 10:04:34 CDT 2008

sorry... that internet explorer version is completely bogus... it was
version 7.0.5730.


On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Frank Graffagnino
<frankie at graffagnino.net> wrote:
> This is in response to a theory I had in a thread from a while back:
>  http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.wiki.pmwiki.user/48166
>  basically, when direct download is off, we have noticed problems
>  downloading files with Internet Explorer.
>  But I have been at a loss as to why more people hadn't seen this.  The
>  theory was that it might have something to do with the site being
>  behind ssl.
>  Finally gotten around to testing this, and confirmed that accessing
>  the download link through an https URL causes internet explorer to
>  throw an error, while downloading the same file behind a http link
>  seems to work fine.  (Keep in mind direct download is off.)
>  This probably occurs in quite a few versions, but I confirmed it on
>  Internet Explorer, pmwiki 2.2.0 beta 63, and apache 2.
>  Anyone else having issues with direct download off and using https?
>  FG

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