[Zope] zip files corrupted with IE when opened, fine when downloaded

robert rottermann robert at redcor.ch
Wed Mar 19 08:45:36 EDT 2008

Chris Withers schrieb:
> robert rottermann wrote:
>> Hi there,
>> when users using IE want to open a zip file from the intranet by using
>> the "open" option from the download dialog they get winzip complaining
>> that the file is corrupted.
>> if they select "save" from the same dialog they can open the zip archive
>> without problem.
> Sounds like you have a .tar.gz being served with an incorrect content
> type such that IE stupidly saves it as a .tar which then gets passed to
> WinZip, which doesn't look at the content of the file and so tries to
> open the .tar.gz as if it was a .tar and so barfs...
> cheers,
> Chris
but its a *.zip file. and it is when opening in the window that springs
up at the end of the download.
when it is saved and then opened all is fine


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