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Problem with file:/// URLs in Safari 2

473 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Sep 3, 2005 2:00 PM by Francine Schwieder RSS
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I am seeing some confusing behaviour with file:/// URLs: a very simple HTML file with that type of link works as expected (opens the nominated folder) when loading it as a local file from my disk, but when I put it on our web server and retrieve it from there, nothing happens when I click on the file:/// link.

This is happening under Safari 2.0 on OS X 10.4.2 (cross-tested on a brand-new iMac), but by comparison does not happen under Safari 1.2.4 under OS X 10.3.8 on an old eMac.

The HTML source as viewed in the browser when loading it each way is identical:

Go here: link

Has anyone else seen -- and hopefully resolved -- this?



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