I had to debug a weirdo IE download problem today. Clicking on a pdf, word or powerpoint link wouldn't do a thing. Right-clicking and saving the file gave a weird error message that IE couldn't "save the file to the cache". What?
I remembered having the same problem more than a year ago, but I couldn't remember the exact fix as I had a lot of small issues to solve at the same time on that older site.
In the end I found the
. A combination of specific IE versions plus the use of https plus the
presence of a
Cache-control:no-cache header. You just can't make
this sort of stuff up.
In my Plone site I solved it by tweaking my CacheFu cache config a bit:
Adding this to my own blog should help in remembering it next time :-)
My name is Reinout van Rees and I work a lot with Python (programming language) and Django (website framework). I live in The Netherlands and I'm happily married to Annie van Rees-Kooiman.
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