I'm uploading a .el file to my server, and I'd like to set my .htaccess so that the file gets downloaded rather than displayed in the browser.

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The proper type for Emacs Lisp files is text/elisp.

This can be added to your .htaccess with this line:

AddType text/elisp el

Firefox, for example, now recognizes it as "Emacs Lisp source code", and offers to download it.


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