seeing asp files in firefox

Kush Singh kushs at
Fri Nov 11 00:45:58 UTC 2005

Colin Bell wrote:

>On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 06:59:36PM -0500, Kush Singh wrote:
>>At present i am using firefox 1.0.7 in breezy and when i go to the link 
>>containing an asp file (such as i 
>>can only see the source text of the asp file. ie it does not render 
>>automatically in the browser till i save the file as with the extension 
>>html or htm.
>I get the same in Firefox on Windows for this page, but it works with
>other ASP pages (e.g. In Internet
>Explorer I get a 'cannot find server' error. I'd put this down as a
>problem with the server, nothing wrong with your version of Firefox.
Hi Colin,

I tried from windows also. Firefox in windows behaves in the same way ie 
the page is not rendered as html but as plain source code text. Whereas 
when i went to this page from Internet explorer it was rendered properly 
as html.

Thanks for the info on the other asp pages. They work perfectly in 
firefox as you have written. I think it is a deliberate attempt to force 
users/surfers to use the microsoft internet explorer by tweaking the 
webserver for the site into behaving differently for non 
microsoft browsers during the handshake process between the server and 
the client.


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