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Re: [vox-tech] browser and mimetypes (I think)
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Re: [vox-tech] browser and mimetypes (I think)

On Sun 08 May 05, 12:22 PM, Ryan <cjg5ehir02@sneakemail.com> said:
> On Sunday 08 May 2005 07:56 am, p-at-dirac.org (Peter Jay Salzman) |lugod| 
> wrote:
> > There's an URL to a pdf download of an article published by Optics Letters.
> > I don't think anyone can access this because I'm using a Princeton
> > University proxy (and Princeton has a subscription to this journal), but
> > the URL is:
> >
> >    http://ol.osa.org/ViewMedia.cfm?id=68550&seq=0
> >
> > It doesn't look like a pdf.  I tried and tried to get the pdf to download
> > and display on Firefox on Linux.  I think perhaps it downloads OK but
> > Firefox doesn't know what to do with it, since it's a "cfm" file, whatever
> > that is, not a pdf file.
> Did you try downloading it, then opening it with a PDF viewer?
Yeah -- The trouble is I don't know how to get wget to use the proxy (and I
have an aversion to fixing problem #2 when problem #1 is still outstanding.


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