[Haskell-cafe] Re: viewing HS files in Firefox
apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Sun Oct 28 04:33:42 EDT 2007
Thomas Schilling wrote:
> Isaac Dupree wrote:
>> When I try to go to one of the Module.hs files, e.g. on
>> darcs.haskell.org, it now has type HS and Firefox refuses to display it
>> (and only lets me download it). Does anyone know how to make Firefox
>> treat certain file types as others (HS as plain text, in particular)?
>> so that I can browse them with any convenience
> I believe those kinds of problem have to do with the MIME-encoding on
> the server side: The server uses text/x-haskell. For Firefox to
> display the document inline it probably has to be text/plain. Not sure
> what the proper fix is, though.
I think so, too. Isn't there a way to reassign MIME types to
browser/plugins via some hidden preferences in Firefox/Camino? On MacOS
9, the old Netscape 4.5 allowed me to do that. I believe that Internet
Explorer could do that as well via a standard system-wide preference.
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