[PLUG] DVD based web site

frankhunt fh-linux at frankhunt.com
Fri Jun 17 06:50:44 PDT 2011


Turns out the problem was Msoft's proprietary MOTW which forces local 
files into a protected zone and causes other mischief.  Pages generated 
with my web editor worked but not those that I built/modified mostly by 
hand.  It's all in (a) the headers; and (b) xhtml.

Thanks to everyone who responded, all is working now and I think I have 
a recipe to avoid future problems.

On 06/15/2011 05:58 PM, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "frankhunt" == frankhunt<fh-linux at frankhunt.com>  writes:
> frankhunt>  Simple enough - point the file manager (on Linux and on XP) at the
> frankhunt>  index.html file, tell it to open and it works just fine - all the
> frankhunt>  browsers worked fine, navigate around just fine.  That is until I try it
> frankhunt>  with Internet Exploder 8 on XP.  IE will not follow SOME of the links
> frankhunt>  but will follow others.  In the document, the links look like
> frankhunt>  ../../index.html  when I hover the mouse over the link, it looks like:
> frankhunt>  file:///D:/STAGES/DVD/index.html  IE cannot figure that out (however
> frankhunt>  Firefox  can so I know the code is good).
>
> Make them absolute instead.
>
> Don't use<a href="../../foo">
>
> Use<a href="/foo">
>

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frank hunt
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befuddled linux admin
erstwhile photographer
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