Subject: Re: Okay, so nobody replied...
To: Andrew Gillham <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Adrian McMenamin <email@example.com>
Date: 08/31/2001 20:06:55
On Friday 31 August 2001 7:14 pm, Andrew Gillham wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 06:42:44PM +0100, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> > Firstly, I downloaded the 'scrambled' and gzipped binary:
> > http://www.roadsign.com/dc/netbsd_bin.gz.bin
> > (you may have to rename this - I don't understand why they have named it
> > in this way - to netbsd_bin.gz before you unzip it).
> That is to make sure it gets downloaded as a binary file, not gunzipped by
> the browser, etc. The .bin should cause the MIME type to be octet-stream.
> If you have a better idea, I can change my page.
At least now I know! As a Unix/Linux/BSD newbie I found it a bit confusing at
first - ie was I doing it all wrong?
(A line of HTML may help thickos like me understand first time round). Or
else put it on an ftp site?