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Re: confused about web servers

On Thu Feb 14, 2008 at 19:53:13 -0500, Steve Kleene wrote:

> Can someone here explain why the choice of web server determines whether the
> movie plays or not?  I would have thought that the web server would just copy
> the WMV file to the browser, which would then decide whether to play it or
> display it as text.

  Probably the webserver didn't send an appropriate Content-type for
 the .wmv file - which meant it was served as a random binary, rather
 than playing.


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