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



Bruce Wolk said:
> Peter Jay Salzman said the following on 08/23/04 05:09:
>> 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?
>
> Firefox 0.9.3 on my Gentoo system displays the page correctly.

And with FF 0.9.3 on Win2K, too (what I'm stuck with at work).

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