SimpleHTTPServer, external CSS, and Google Chrome

MrJean1 mrjean1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 20:54:41 CEST 2010


FWIW,

There is a blue text on a red background in all 4 browsers Google
Chrome 6.0.472.59, Safari 5.0.1 (7533.17.8), FireFox 3.6.9 and IE
6.0.2900.5512.... with Python 2.7 serving that page on my Windows XP
SP 3 machine.

/Jean

On Sep 16, 11:59 pm, Justin Ezequiel <justin.mailingli... at gmail.com>
wrote:
> I am running "python -m SimpleHTTPServer 80" on Windows XP Pro SP 3
> (Python 2.5.4)
>
> browsinghttp://localhost/using IE8 and FireFox 3.6, I get blue text
> on red background
> on Google Chrome 6.0 however, I get blue text on white background
> placing index.htm and styles.css (see below) under IIS, I get blue
> text on red background for all browsers,
> including Google Chrome 6.0.
>
> I get exactly the same results when browsing from another machine.
> what's wrong? what do I need to change in SimpleHTTPServer?
>
> index.htm
> --------------
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
>    "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
> <html>
> <head>
> <title>your title</title>
> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/
> html;charset=ISO-8859-1">
> <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css" type="text/css">
> <style type="text/css">
> body {
>     color: blue;}
>
> </style>
> </head>
> <body><p>foo bar</p>
> </body>
> </html>
> --------------
>
> styles.css
> --------------
> body {
>     background-color: red;}
>
> --------------




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