Closed Bug 214022 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago

Commas in Content-Type headers cause great confusion

Categories

(Firefox :: General, defect, minor)

x86
Linux
defect
Not set
minor

Tracking

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 210229

People

(Reporter: tthurman, Assigned: bugzilla)

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Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030715 Mozilla Firebird/0.6
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5a) Gecko/20030715 Mozilla Firebird/0.6

Going to http://www.hometown.aol.com (or, AFAICS any other page on that site)
makes FB put up a dialogue saying:

  The file "" is of type iso-8859-1, and Mozilla Firebird does not know
  how to handle this file type.

and asking what viewer application to use, where to save the file, and so on.

A little investigation shows that the server is sending

  Content-Type: text/html; charset=Shift_JIS,ISO-8859-1

which is non-RFC2045 compliant (the "Shift_JIS,ISO-8859-1" should be quoted,
since it contains a comma). However, FB breaks so spectacularly on this that
it's difficult to view any page on the site.

This is certainly an evangelism issue, but FB could perhaps use a little
do-what-I-mean here as well.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to http://www.hometown.aol.com

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 210229 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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