Txt file treated as html with extra tags

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

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Firefox
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RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
9 years ago
8 years ago

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(Reporter: julien.t43+mozilla, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-1], URL)

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Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv:1.9.2a2pre) Gecko/20090920 Namoroka/3.6a2pre
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2a2pre) Gecko/20090904 Namoroka/3.6a2pre (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)

When viewing text file, it is displayed as html code with extra tags like
text file display as html with code "<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><body xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"><pre> ... </pre>"

We need to "view source" to see real file with good formating (carriage return, ...)

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. view any web page which is a txt file
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Actual Results:  
formating is not good
file is displayed as modified with extra html tags

Expected Results:  
display txt file like any text editor

Example took from google (filetype:txt)
Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.12 or later in safe mode? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode
http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles
Also, please consider using the most recent Firefox 4 beta build, your bug may be resolved there.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-1-1]
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Comment 2

8 years ago
It seems fixed.

no problem with following files from google
http://www.anmt.org/license.txt
http://www.orleanslife.info/terms_of_use.txt

tested with 3.6.12/macos
No reply, INCOMPLETE. Please retest with Firefox 3.6.13 or later and a new profile (http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Managing+profiles). If you continue to see this issue with the newest firefox and a new profile, then please comment on this bug.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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