12-29-2010, 09:50 PM
| | Re: t-zones home error: "File format unknown" -- ***?
At 29 Dec 2010 15:54:55 -0500 tlvp wrote:
> Here's what my Nokia 6610 T-Mobile handset now does when I depress the
dedicated 0 key long enough to make a GPRS connection to the t-zones home
> 1) message box "Connecting via t-zones" arises, and GPRS indicator
> 2) error message "File format unknown" appears, and GPRS indicator
> 3) home screen returns.
> On the other hand, if I select any of the bookmarks stored in that
handset (other than the t-zones home page), I have no trouble connecting
to that bookmark directly "via t-zones," so GPRS connectivity per se is
*not* the issue here.
> The WAP browser in the Nokia 6610 is one of those WML only, vintage
2003-or-earlier, browsers, that chokes on more general HTML -- could the
t-zones home page (at wap.myvoicestream.com) have stopped detecting my
Nokia 6610 handset correctly, and be trying to feed it indigestible, non-
> Are others aware of similar t-zones issues with other handsets?
> TIA; and cheers, -- tlvp
My WinMo phone reports the wap.myvoicestream.com page as a 16k HTML page,
not wml or xhtml, so I suspect your 6610 is choking on it. I haven't
played with a 6610 in years (my wife had one back when I used a 3650,)
but IIRC the browser used to choke on a lot of HTML pages.