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Problems viewing HTML source from Internet Explorer  RSS feed

 
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Got a weird problem going with Internet Explorer (version 5.00 on Windows 2000).
Sometimes (but not always) I can't view the source of a page served by Orion. And I can't seem to be able to figure out any pattern.
I select View | Source from the menu and nothing happens. Doesn't seem to matter whether it's a static *.html page or something generated on the fly by a servlet.
Further weirdness. Sometimes I can view the source of page generated by out.println()s in doPost(), but only after receiving a warning that the source might not be accurate. Sometimes I can view the source generated by Reverse2Servlet's doGet(), but once things have been doPost()'d, I can no longer view source.
Anyone else ever experience this problem? Any ideas on how to fix?
Note that simply saving the Orion-served pages for subsequent viewing is not a perfect solution because IE inserts extra data into the HTML. (Sometimes if the page is servlet-generated, it omits everything inside the HTML body tags, which is exactly what I want to see...).
 
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I use IE 5.5 on Win2K and have never run into this problem. Which version of Orion are you using (although I can't imagine why that would matter)?
 
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Orion Application Server 1.5.2
 
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Hmmm. I'm using Orion 1.5.2 also, so that's no help.
 
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I have had similar problems with IE on all sorts of pages. I always wrote it off as an IE problem. Shutting IE down and restarting has always worked for me.
 
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Well, deleting nearly 40,000 cache, er, uh, Temporary Internet Files seemed to do the trick.
At some point I realized that I stopped being able to view the source of any page. On a lark, I figured I'd do a purge of cache files, and whaddya know -- it fixed the problem.
 
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Hey, what's amazing now is how fast JavaRanch pages load now that I got rid of all those cache files...
 
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MM's da man
 
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Well, deleting nearly 40,000 cache, er, uh, Temporary Internet Files seemed to do the trick
Now this needs to be documented somewhere.
 
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