[Mongrel] how to send mp3 inline?

Ben Osheroff ben at gimbo.net
Sun Mar 18 14:06:30 EDT 2007


you could try setting the Content-disposition header to "inline".  Might
work.



Patrick Aljord wrote:
> thanx that's exactly what I did as a work around. I was just wondering
> there was another way.
> 
> On 3/18/07, Eden Li <eden at mojiti.com> wrote:
>> If you link to a raw audio/mp3 file, most browsers will force a
>> download of it because most don't include an mp3 player by default.
>> You need to link to an HTML page that loads up some sort of mp3 player
>> plugin explicitly (eg, via an object or embed tag).
>>
>> On 3/17/07, Patrick Aljord <patcito at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> hey all,
>>> I'm trying to do a:
>>>  send_file @file, :type => 'audio/mp3', :disposition => 'inline' ,:stream=>true
>>>
>>> I tried with all browsers and it always asks me to download the file
>>> or open it with a player. Is there a way to make it open in the
>>> embeded player (QT,Windows media player,Mplayer etc)? Only with
>>> konqueror if I open in new tab then I get the embeded player :/
>>>
>>> Am I doing something wrong with rails or with mongrel? if it's with
>>> mongrel , how could I configure it so it sends the right stuff?
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