[thelist] IE 404 message?

Daniel J. Cody djc at starkmedia.com
Mon Jun 11 11:27:43 CDT 2001

Sam -

Jumping into the middle of this thread, so I don't know if this has been 
mentioned.. Make sure your 404 page is larger than .5K

The default IE 404 page will show if its under .5 and it *should* show 
any 404 page witha  file size larger than that :)


Sam-I-Am wrote:

>>Tools > Options > Advanced > Show friendly HTTP error messages
> on. (checked). (this is the default?)
> What's odd is that I get yahoo's 404 at http://www.yahoo.com/sdasdasd, 
> same with a few other sites like amazon..
> so I've no idea if it's just a problem with my browser, or something
> other people might be seeing that I ought to do something about (since
> the whole point of the site is basically that 404 page).
> I was initially suspicious that my script might be returning odd headers
> that was causing IE to gag.. but apparently no so.
> One new suspicion - all the 404 pages that my IE does show have images.
> So far all the html only ones get zapped.

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