POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.object-collection : More Detail not rendering : Re: More Detail not rendering Server Time
8 Feb 2023 09:25:20 EST (-0500)
  Re: More Detail not rendering  
From: Mike Horvath
Date: 25 Mar 2021 23:50:40
Message: <605d5a10$1@news.povray.org>
On 3/6/2021 2:40 AM, Thomas de Groot wrote:
> Op 05/03/2021 om 13:00 schreef Le_Forgeron:
>> Le 12/11/2020 à 21:52, Bill Pragnell a écrit :
>>> Was just browsing the collection, I found that all the 'More Detail' 
>>> links on
>>> the various submissions don't get rendered by my browser. All I get 
>>> is the .html
>>> source code in plaintext.
>>>
>>> Is my browser broken, or does anybody else see this?
>>>
>>> Bill
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Nice investigations everyone, BUT the current serving of html as text by
>> the server IS DONE ON PURPOSE.
>>
>> It was, IIRC, a reaction to spam-bots filling entries with html to catch
>> unprotected readers.
>>
>> Maybe it was not the best move, but it was done.
>>
> 
> Indeed. I do remember this. The object collection had become quite 
> useless because of those bots. :-/
> 

Should not try to show/serve an HTML page at all in that case. Maybe 
show some other safer type of markup instead, or just a text file.


Mike


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