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Re: MathML and the XSL stylesheets in mozilla

From: Richard Kaye <R.W.Kaye@bham.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 15:59:47 +0100
To: davidc@nag.co.uk, www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <200306121559.47225.R.W.Kaye@bham.ac.uk>

I fixed it: I needed to set Apache to use mime type
application/xml for .xsl files.  This does not seem
to be the default for my distro.  It might be helpful to
other users if you could point this out somewhere on 
the W3C web pages.  Thanks.


On Thursday 12 June 2003 14:42, Richard Kaye wrote:
> Dear David and WWW-math
> I'm having some very puzzling problems with using your
> XSL stylesheets together with MathML and Mozilla.  I
> wondered if you know of any issues to do with this combination.
> I downloaded the xsl.zip file from
> http://www.w3.org/Math/XSL/Overview-tech.html
> and installed it at http://mat140.bham.ac.uk/~richard/w3c/
> I then point and click pmailml.xml (for example).
> If I am using Netscape 7 all is fine, I see some nice (?) maths.
> It works fine with IE 5.5 or 6.0 and mathplayer 1.0 too.
> With Mozilla 1.2.1 or 1.3.1, I just get a dark grey blank screen
> and the word "Done" at the bottom.
> Mozilla **is** happy at reading the same files (I presume they are!)
> served from the w3c at http://www.w3.org/Math/XSL/pmathml.xml
> and is also happy when I edit out the
> <?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="pmathml.xsl"?>
> line (but then of course IE doesn't view the file properly).
> This is very puzzling.  If it has something to do with the
> way my web server is set up, I can change it, but I'm not a guru
> in such things and don't see why it should be necessary when
> Netscape and IE are happy.
> I have two client machines for testing as follows:
> 1. Windows 98SE. Mozilla 1.2.1, IE6+Mathplayer
> 2. Windows ME. Mozilla 1.3.1, IE5.5+mathplayer, Netscape 7
> My server is running SuSE 8.1, and the httpd is Apache 1.3.26.
> Many thanks in advance for your help.
> Richard Kaye
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