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[doc] comment out config disabling Range for .pdf

comment out lighttpd.conf config disabling Range requests for .pdf

bug in Adobe Acrobat Reader browser plugin dates to over 10 years ago
https://redmine.lighttpd.net/issues/171
https://redmine.lighttpd.net/issues/541
https://jarrettbroder.blogspot.com/2010/11/adobe-acrobat-reader-plugin-stalls-when.html
one possible workaround was to disable "fast web view" in the
  Adobe Acrobat Reader

bug in Chrome fixed in 2015
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=442318

However, there still may be issues with PDF readers mishandling Range
requests, e.g. with coalesced ranges, so the section remains in the
sample lighttpd.conf, but is commented out.
https://github.com/mozilla/pdf.js/issues/9022
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Glenn Strauss 7 months ago
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doc/config/lighttpd.conf

@ -346,10 +346,11 @@ url.access-deny = ( "~", ".inc" )
##
## disable range requests for pdf files
## workaround for a bug in the Acrobat Reader plugin.
## (ancient; should no longer be needed)
##
$HTTP["url"] =~ "\.pdf$" {
server.range-requests = "disable"
}
#$HTTP["url"] =~ "\.pdf$" {
# server.range-requests = "disable"
#}
##
## url handling modules (rewrite, redirect)

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