In article <270920031242332023%com>, pdf_challenged
Precisely what you have configured incorrectly in your Web browser is
uncertain. I do recall briefly encountering a similar phenomenon about
five or six years ago when I was still running some version os OS 8 and
it revolved around the browser "thinking" that the file was text and
stripping out various bits, corrupting the whole process. Check to make
sure that you're doing a binary download of the PDF.