Swiki pages appear blank in Netscape

ocit.inc ocit.inc at MCI2000.com
Tue Mar 31 05:19:07 UTC 1998

I am experiencing a very interesting bug. I have setup a site that employs
the Squeak PWS and Swiki technologies. Anyhow, in Netscape 3.0 the pages in
question are not rendered i.e. I get a blank page. The browser seems to
locate and read the file since the html source is viewable and in apparent
order but the browser just refuses to render the page.

IE 4.0 on the other hand does not have a problem at all with the same set of

Here is the URL in question. The server is up most of the time and again
appears fine with IE 4.0 :


In Netscape I get a blank page. However , if a view the document source the
following is provided:


<TITLE>Front Page</TITLE>

bgcolor="#669999" text="#000000" link="#990000" vlink="#333300"
alink="#FF9900"><!--msnavigation--><table border="0" cellpadding="0"
cellspacing="0" width="100%"><tr><td><!--mstheme--><font face="arial,

<p align="left"><img src="http://www.ocit.com/stug/_derived/squeak.gif"
width="599" height="60" border="0" alt="Squeak"></p>

<p align="center"><marquee behavior="slide" border="0">This page is being
served by a Squeak Smalltalk HTTP Server</marquee></p>

<p align="center">&nbsp;</p>

<h2> NYC Smalltalk User's Group Swiki Demo </h2>

<h2><a href="SwikiStug.1.searchresult">Front Page</a></h2>
Welcome to the Front Page!
<br>You will want to visit <a href="SwikiStug.2">Formatting Rules</a> to
find out how to add things here.
<br>Other good things to see:
 <li><a href="SwikiStug.recent">Recent Changes</a> (Sort of a
chronologically-sorted Table Of Contents)
<font size=-1>
<br><a href="SwikiStug.1.edit">Edit this Page</a>
<br><a href="SwikiStug.1.all">Display this Page and all its References</a>
<br><a href="SwikiStug.1.searchresult">Search for References to this
<br><a href="SwikiStug.1">Back to the Top</a>
<FORM ACTION="SwikiStug.searchresult" METHOD=POST>

Search for:
<INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="searchFor">

<INPUT TYPE="submit" VALUE="Start Search">


The only differece between this document and the standard file that is
supplied with the PWS and Swiki demos is that I have added a scrolling
marquee and other minor variations.

If anybody understands why this is occuring and how it may be corrected
please let me know.



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