[mod_python] Simple Issue, Baffling

Jim Gallacher jpg at jgassociates.ca
Thu Jan 26 17:34:35 EST 2006

Jorey Bump wrote:
> Jim Steil wrote:
>> I have what I think is a similar problem.  My app works just fine with 
>> IE, but when I try to get at it with FireFox, I see my HTML source 
>> instead of my app.  I'm really new to all this, so it may not be 
>> related.  But, I'm watching for a resolution as I'm hoping it will 
>> clue me in to what I'm doing wrong as well.  It happens to me with 
>> Firefox 1.5.
> Have you tried to validate your page at the W3C?
>  http://validator.w3.org/
> I've seen IE render HTML that was placed entirely in an img alt 
> attribute. Clearly, this is wrong. A little validation can go a long way 
> towards pointing out simple HTML coding errors and improving cross 
> browser reliability. Be grateful that Firefox will indicate problems.

And if IRC, when the Content-Type response header is missing IE may make 
a guess based on the file extension, whereas Firefox treats it as 
binary/octet and pops up a save-as / file-open dialog.


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