[thelist] Firefox, CSS, and IIS issue

ben morrison morrison.ben at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 11:18:04 CST 2007

On 1/19/07, Matthew Bernhardt <bernhardt.7 at osu.edu> wrote:
> Hello again,
> On Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:24:16 -0500, Lee kowalkowski
> <lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Firefox doesn't like stylesheets that weren't served with a
> > content/MIME type of text/css.  Possibly do it doesn't have to waste
> > time parsing page-not-found responses that don't use the 404 status
> > code or what not.
> Thanks - this helped me find the problem. The development site was
> configured to add a custom HTTP header that set the content-type to
> text/html for all pages. Once I took that out, FF started implementing the
> CSS correctly. Now, I just have to remember why I added that header in the
> first place - I want to say that the W3C's HTML validator was asking for a
> content-type header at some point, but I can't remember for sure.

Sounds like you are trying to fix IE when using XHTML as your doctype

Unfortunately, IE6 does not support application/xhtml+xml (in fact, it
does not support XHTML at all).

Ben Morrison

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