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the correct IANA-registered MIME-type for pdf has been application/pdf for years now. Here's a patch:

--- G-orig.pm   2006-04-06 19:53:51.000000000 +0200
+++ lib/TWiki/Contrib/GenPDF.pm   2006-07-04 16:10:57.000000000 +0200
@@ -656,7 +656,7 @@
    my $cd = "filename=${webName}_$topic.";
    try {
        if ($prefs{'format'} =~ /pdf/) {
-           print CGI::header( -TYPE => 'application/x-pdf',
+           print CGI::header( -TYPE => 'application/pdf',
                               -Content_Disposition => $cd.'pdf');
        elsif ($prefs{'format'} =~ /ps/) {
Cf. http://www.iana.org/assignments/media-types/

GenPDF says: $VERSION = '$Rev: 9716 $'; Release Dakar

Regards, TWiki:Main/JoergHoehle

I will incorporate the change with a bug fix I am doing. This appears to be valid based on my research as well.


The checkins fix this item and updated the documentation. A new release of the plugin has been uploaded to the Plugin web.


Summary use application/pdf MIME type
ReportedBy TWiki:Main.JoergHoehle
Codebase 4.0.2, 4.0.4, 4.0.3
SVN Range Wed, 12 Jul 2006 build 11001
AppliesTo Extension
Component GenPDFAddOn
Priority Enhancement
CurrentState Closed

Checkins 11673 11674 11675 11678
TargetRelease n/a
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Topic revision: r8 - 2006-10-06 - RickMach
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