[ntp:questions] USNO Clock Fast?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk
Tue Nov 7 09:09:57 UTC 2006


Brian Garrett wrote:
> "David J Taylor"
> <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.uk> wrote in
> message news:zZV3h.48331$r61.1373 at text.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
>> Daniel Norton wrote:
>> []
>>> http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/cstclock.html
>>
>> The image link here does not display.
>>
> It only works with Netscape or Mozilla/Firefox.  Explorer users are
> SOL.
>
> Brian

It would be helpful to half the Web browsers if they would fix it.

What is the problem?  If I enter the URL below I get the GIF data as text 
on the screen, rather than it being displayed as graphics.  Is it the 
version of GIF (87a) which they are using?  Content type not correctly 
sent?

  http://tycho.usno.navy.mil//cgi-bin/nph-usnoclock.gif?zone=CST;ticks=11

Are they being deliberately obscure in their coding?

David 





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