[Zope3-Users] z3c.jsonrpc response content type bug

Yuan HOng hongyuan1306 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 00:47:18 EDT 2008

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 6:32 PM, Jim Washington <jwashin at vt.edu> wrote:
> A bit of history on this.  The content-type in this bit of code was
> determined more than three years ago by testing with several old major
> web browsers.  At the time, 'application/x-javascript' was the
> content-type that reliably told the web browser to use its javascript
> parser on the document so that the rpc data could be used.  Other
> settings did not work on all of the web browsers I tested.
> So, this content-type was decided empirically (a long time ago), not
> from specification. It maybe should continue to be the default for
> compatibility with creaky old web browsers.  But maybe it can be
> changeable (if you *really* know what you are doing) so that the
> outgoing document can meet the expectations of client libraries.
> - Jim Washington

Reasonable. Then it would be nice to add a configuration directive so
that user can set the content-type based on the requirement of client

For me, I am using IE6, IE7, FF2 and FF3 with the ExtJS library and
applicatin/json works fine.

Hong Yuan


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