mime type of GetCapabilities response
Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS)
bartvde at XS4ALL.NL
Tue Sep 5 09:08:57 EDT 2006
Let me clarify, the file downloaded is not the Mapserver executable, it
does contain the GetCapabilities XML, but the file is always named
mapserv.exe by default.
With the OGC mimetype I would get a save as dialog and I could pick my own
> Hi Daniel,
> I am expecting application/vnd.ogc.wms_xml but I don't get it, at least
> Firefox does not show, and it does with Geoserver/Deegree.
> I get a download dialog with only a Save button and then get mapserv.exe
> saved. The download dialog shows no content-type at all.
> Best regards,
>> Bart van den Eijnden (OSGIS) wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> did something change with the mime type of a WMS GetCapabilities
>>> I am not getting back the correct mimetype (the ogc one) anymore using
>>> 4.10 beta2.
>> The MIME type was text/xml before WMS 1.1.0 and it has changed to
>> application/vnd.ogc.wms_xml in WMS 1.1.0 ... and if I remember correctly
>> in WMS 1.3.0 we are back to text/xml (but MapServer doesn't support
>> So with MapServer (and any WMS):
>> WMS 1.0.0 to 1.0.7 should return Content-type: text/xml
>> WMS 1.1.0/1.1.1 should return Content-type: application/vnd.ogc.wms_xml
>> Is this not what you get?
>> Daniel Morissette
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