cgi dat coruption by Internet Explorer 5.0

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.nospamnet
Mon May 14 00:17:43 CEST 2001


In article <p%AL6.93$gc1.8138 at newsread1.prod.itd.earthlink.net>, 
micheas at earthlink.net says...
<snip>
> Content-type: text/html
> 
> <HTML>
> <Head>
> </Head>
> 
> 
> 
> Is the output of the script.
> should content-type be something else? or should I be specifying the
> encoding with a meta tag? and if so what should it be?
> 
> Thank you very much for your help I have found next to nothing on the web but I
> haven't known exactly what my problem is just the symptoms.
> 
> --Micheas
> 
If that is the whole of the output, try a </HTML> closing tag and see 
what happens. 

Seems to me you need to emit more HTTP headers then just content-type, 
but i'm not 100% sure of that. BTW, encoding is:
 transfer-encoding: <something>

I'd leave transfer-encoding as a last resort though.

Dave LeBlanc



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