Chris Alhambra Electronic Text Editor Eleanor Roosevelt Papers ----- Original Message ----- From: Bryan Rasmussen <bry@xxxxxxxxxx> Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 10:27 am Subject: Re: firefox xslt processing instruction > > -- > Bryan Rasmussen > > > Quoting David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>: > > > > > at work I get this error from Firefox: > > Error loading stylesheet: An XSLT stylesheet does not have an XML > > mimetype: > > > > > > That (usually) means that you are loading the file from an http > server and > > it > > doesn't have an xml mime type (eg it is being served with > text/html or > > text/plain) in which case you need to change your server config > > "Content Type"="application/xslt+xml" > > I don't think a +xml type for xsl is registered (yet) I'd stick to > > application/xml > > which works everywhere I've tried it. > > no it's local file system, hence my referring in the original > email to > > so I changed my registry settings: [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xsl] > > @="xslfile" > > "Content Type"="application/xslt+xml" > > also tried several other variations, for example > > xml+xslt, text/xsl and so forth, no change in the error message. > > > > > > > > > or (less likely) you have things set up on your machine so that > local> files with extension .xsl are treated as non-xml, in which > case you need > > to change the local settings on your machine. > however this does not seem to have helped. > > the original value of Content Type was text/xsl, I have also > attempted it with > text/xml just for a laugh, plus every other encoding mentioned up > there,application/xml inclusive. > > I have also attempted changing the default value of the .xsl key > to be > xsltfile, > and xmlfile, instead of the normal xslfile, it is however xslfile > at my house, > which is what it generally is after all. one thing that could be > causing the > difference here I suppose is that I have xml spy instead at work, > and I not at > home. I think that is the only difference that could be considered > likely to > affect the situation. When I try to open default.xsl in firefox it > tells me > "you > are attempting to open a file of type xslfile what would you like > to do" if I > choose to open it in its 'default application' which I just did > and I don't > think I will again today, it starts up an infinite loop that > crashes both my > browsers, in other words it tries to have IE open the xslfile > because at work > IE > is my default browser (for some reason required) now what method > is being used > for this I am uncertain but first the IE window gets the focus, > then a file > download messagebox opens real quick, and closes, then IE gets the > focus, then > a > file download messagebox opens real quick, and so on and so forth. > it was > pretty > funny, as infinite loops go. > My xslfile Open verb was "C:\Programmer\Internet > Explorer\iexplore.exe"-nohome > however it should be noted that the Edit_with_XML_Spy verb is also > under this > key. > > there is a key HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\xslfile\BrowseInPlace which is > empty. That > could also be problematic I suppose. > > > I will attempt later, perhaps tomorrow to achieve the same effect > with various > forms of Content Type and Key Default settings to see if it will > malfunctionthe same in all situations, but right now I am very on > edge and don't dare too. > plus I should go to training and kick some people around for > mental therapy > reasons. :) > > I installed the newest version of Firefox this morning, however I > did the same > at my house last night, the difference between these installations > would be > that > the installation at my house was a clean install and the one from > this morning > was updating. > > So my feeling is: > > 1. it could be a firefox bug. > 2. it could have something to do with xmlspy somehow.
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