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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox - Web driving me batty
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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox - Web driving me batty



On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 08:09:52AM -0400, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> I'm having an awful time getting a web page to display.  The service
> advertises "Internet Explorer only", but I've been able to get this to work
> under Galeon, so presumably, Firefox is capable of it.
> 
> Here's the URL in question.  I don't think you need a proxy to access it:
> 
> http://sfx.princeton.edu:9003/sfx_pul?&atitle=NUMERICAL-SOLUTION+OF+THE+TIME-DEPENDENT+SCHRODINGER-EQUATION+IN+SPHERICAL+COORDINATES+BY+FOURIER-TRANSFORM+METHODS&auinit=CE&aulast=DATEO&date=1991&epage=7400&issn=0021-9606&issue=10&sid=ISI:WoK&spage=7392&stitle=J+CHEM+PHYS&volume=95
> 
> If you load the page, you'll see:
> 
>     Full-text available from "American Institute of Physics Scitation"
> 
> where the text in quotes is a link to the article I want to read.  If you
> click the link in Firefox, a new browser window pops up with the HTML source
> of the page in question.  In other words, it doesn't render the HTML -- it
> displays the HTML.
> 
> A similar thing happens in Opera.  An xterm pops up with the HTML source code
> when I try to follow the link to the article.
> 
> Perversely, Galeon seems to do the right thing.  It shows the download /
> display page for this article.
> 
> 
> Also, Firefox seems to open the page of HTML source in a new browser window.
> Aside from the fact that I want it to render the source, I'd also like it to
> use another tab within the same window, as opposed to a completely new
> browser window.
> 
> Any ideas on why this strange thing is happening?
> 
> Thanks!
> Pete

I get the following in netcat:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2004 16:03:38 GMT
Server: Apache/1.3.29 (Unix)
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8

(followed by lots of data)
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