User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1 When attempting to view the website FactCheck.org when using FireFox PR1, clicking any link on the main page results in the file handler dialog being displayed. You are then requested to either download the file or identify an application with which to open it. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to FactCheck.org 2. Click on any link 3. You will see the file handler dialog Actual Results: The file handler dialog is displayed. Expected Results: Display the appropriate page, as is done by IE, Safari on Mac OS X, and IE on Mac OS X.
http://www.factcheck.org/article.aspx@docID=272 HEAD /article.aspx@docID=272 HTTP/1.1 Host: www.factcheck.org User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.8a5) Gecko/20041006 Firefox/0.9.1+ Accept: text/xml,application/xml,application/xhtml+xml,text/html;q=0.9,text/plain;q=0.8,image/png,*/*;q=0.5 Accept-Language: en-us,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate Accept-Charset: ISO-8859-1,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7 Keep-Alive: 300 Connection: keep-alive Pragma: no-cache Cache-Control: no-cache HTTP/1.x 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/5.0 X-Powered-By: ASP.NET Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 23:14:36 GMT Content-Type: application/octet-stream Accept-Ranges: bytes Last-Modified: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 09:08:39 GMT Etag: "d4af73c4dacc41:b0c" Content-Length: 34898 By sending it as application/octet-stream, they're telling FF to offer a download prompt for it. This is a server problem, not a browser-problem. ->TE
Assignee: firefox → english-us
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Component: General → English US
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Windows XP → All
Priority: -- → P1
Product: Firefox → Tech Evangelism
QA Contact: firefox.general → english-us
Hardware: PC → All
Summary: FireFox PR1 incompatible with FactCheck.org → factcheck.org -- pages being served as application/octet-stream
*** Bug 263414 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Taking. I sent a note tonight to the technical problems/webmaster contact address to alert them to their problem.
Assignee: english-us → bugzilla
No reply from them, but links work for me now this morning. It looks like whatever system they use to generate their links was omitting a .html extension on the end, as the links suddenly all have that this morning. Resolving fixed.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
*** Bug 263664 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Product: Tech Evangelism → Tech Evangelism Graveyard
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