Suggesting a filename on a HTTP-request by sending someting in the header of the reply

Dennis Reinhardt DennisR at
Thu Sep 19 19:17:04 EDT 2002

This is really a comp.infosystems.www.authoring.cgi question, IMO.

My testing/experience is that content type does not control the "save as
..." dialog.  If you want your file saved as an EXE, you need to have .EXE
ending your file name.  So, now the question is "how can I execute a script
called "xyz.exe"?  While based on Perl and a different application, see my


Dennis Reinhardt

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