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Why won't Firefox parse xml files for podcasts any more?

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I have recently upgraded to the most current version of FireFox, and went to our podcast page to take a look at a recently uploaded podcast episode, and voila. Firefox wants me to pick another program to open the xml file? I chose Firefox, although it seemed strange that I had to actually CHOOSE it to display the file. And again, I was shocked to see that the xml code shows, but is not parsed, as has always been the case, and still is in version 61.01 etc.

I don't understand how this could have happened, and if anyone has ANY info on how to get this corrected, I would appreciate it.

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Firefox usually displays XML files like this (see screenshot). In some cases, if Firefox thinks it's an RSS feed, it will ask you if you want to save it as a subscription bookmark.

Are you able to view this test XML file?

Are you able to post a link to the XML file in question or a link to the website that directs people to the XML file in question? This would help us to see what the problem is.

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There is this Boolean pref that doesn't exist by default that determines whether Firefox shows the parsed text or the document tree.

  • layout.xml.prettyprint = true (document tree)
  • layout.xml.prettyprint = false (parsed XML)

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

With what content type does the server sends these podcast files?