SV: IE6 + INETS + Post == false??

Peter Lund peter@REDACTED
Sat Feb 15 10:22:00 CET 2003

One addition: Using the method GET works ok, also with IE6.
I was able to submit the form with GET, but then also 
getting very long and visible URLs...

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> [mailto:owner-erlang-questions@REDACTED]For Peter Lund
> Skickat: den 15 februari 2003 09:54
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> Amne: IE6 + INETS + Post == false??
> I have been running a Erlang webserver, that use INETS, 
> on my W2K computer for a while now. When using Netscape7
> as a client it works perfectly ok, but when I tried once
> to use Internet Explorer 6 as a client, I experienced 
> some strange behaviours.
> When submitting a form using the method POST from IE to
> the Erlang/INETS webserver, the correct result page was 
> shown for about 1 sec, but after that first second a 
> fault message page appeared instead, saying "The server
> was not found"/"The page can not be shown" (translated
> from swedish). 
> I friend of mine has the theory, that the socket used for
> posting was not read or not closed completely after the
> post message to the server (Erlang/INETS on W2K) and that
> IE6 discovers this after 1 sec and then show this fault
> page instead of the result page that I wanted. I am 
> running "Erlang/OTP R8B". 
> Has anyone else experienced the same problem???
> Best Regards,
> Peter Lund

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