strange python scripting error

Mark Tarver dr.mtarver at
Thu Jul 23 11:48:46 EDT 2009

I have a very strange error.  I have two test python files and which contain the following code

print "Content-type: text/html"
print "<html>"
print "<center>Hello,!</center>"
print "</html>"

One file ( works; you call it up and it shows a web page with


The other fails with a server configuration error.  Both are running
under Linux, same server, same permissions.  Running a character scan
shows that both files contain the same printable characters and are
therefore typographically identical.   They are absolutely the same.

The only hint at a difference I can see is that my ftp program says
the files are of unequal lengths. is 129 bytes long. 134 bytes long.

A zipped folder containing both files is at

Any ideas welcome.


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