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Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #8219, comment 2


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Feb 9, 2011, 7:23:02 AM (9 years ago)
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curiousdannii
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  • Ticket #8219, comment 2

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    88dataType doesn't seem to be relevant. It sets the accepts header but that doesn't actually change what content-type is sent from the server, nor does it support setting encodings. You can't overwrite it after it's been received either. That's what overrideMimeType() is for.
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     10For IE and Opera < 10.5 (which had a broken overrideMimeType()) I fallback to using a proxy and deliver the data base64 encoded. But that is to be avoided for many reasons, such as not working for file://.