[whatwg] "Content-Disposition" property for <a> tags
kornel at geekhood.net
Sat Jun 4 07:34:28 PDT 2011
On Fri, 03 Jun 2011 14:24:21 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> Think a URI like this:
> When saving, it would be good to use something like "Progress report of
> Q1 2010" as the filename. But that's not "part of the URI" in any sense.
> Note that some browsers will do weird parsing of the query params to
> attempt to extract a "useful filename". That seems strictly worse than
> just using Content-Disposition.
FWIW, this works in Apache, although it's not a well-known trick:
However, It does not solve the problem of forcing the download, which I
think is the main point of <a content-disposition>.
regards, Kornel Lesiński
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