How downloads work

Christian Biesinger writes:
Some time ago, I've drawn a diagram for myself, describing how downloads work... I now decided to draw it in dia, and made it available online. This describes the basic process that happens when Mozilla encounters files it cannot handle. (This is not the code for "Save link target as", etc) It's not very detailed, but it should give an overview.
- as PNG
- as DIA

September 25, 2003 09:53 AM | Posted in Mozilla


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sounds interesting, but I get a "connection refused" error on both links. What file format is .dia anyway?

Comment by b at September 25, 2003 12:16 PM | Permalink

The URL is now a bit more official:

Dia is designed to be much like the commercial Windows program 'Visio'.
Read more at:

Site icon Comment by Henrik Gemal at September 26, 2003 10:34 AM | Permalink

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