[pmwiki-users] Referencing documents NOT in uploads on an internal PmWiki
sandy at onebit.ca
Thu Apr 6 08:42:08 CDT 2006
Sounds like your users would then have to set their browsers the same
Patrick R. Michaud wrote:
> Different browsers expect different forms of the file: link. Some
> browsers expect three slashes, while others expect one -- it's very
> inconsistent. Find what form of link does work in the browser
> and then try that.
>>Under Firefox 22.214.171.124, nothing happens except that the status line reads
>>done after a second.
>>Under IE 6.0.2, I get an error page for "network not found". Has anybody
> It has been done in the past, yes. Also, for security reasons most
> modern browsers (including Firefox and IE) don't honor "file:"
> urls if the source of the current page is something other than a
> local file on disk.
> In Firefox, there's a security setting of some sort that has to be
> changed in the browser to enable "file:" to work.
> In IE, you're getting "network not found" because IE is thinking
> that the thing coming following the double-backslash is a server
> name. Try adding another slash (or taking one away).
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