[racket] Serving a static html file

From: racketusers.20.gilesroberts at spamgourmet.com (racketusers.20.gilesroberts at spamgourmet.com)
Date: Mon Dec 6 08:42:06 EST 2010

I cannot replicate the problem. Maybe if you send me an tarball with an
accurate picture of the situation I can find some subtlety. But when I use
the file you've given and put some HTML file in the "htdocs" directory, I
get the expected result.


On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 12:41 AM, Giles Roberts <racketusers.20.gilesroberts at spamgourmet.com>wrote:

> Dear Jay,
> I can replicate the problem with the test static example from the web
> server tutorial:
> #lang web-server/insta
>  (define (start request)
>    '(html (head (title "Testing"))
>           (link ((rel "stylesheet")
>                  (href "/test-static.css")
>                  (type "text/css")))
>           (body (h1 "Testing")
>                 (h2 "This is a header")
>                 (p "This is " (span ((class "hot")) "hot") "."))))
>  (static-files-path "htdocs")
> My html file is in htdocs.  I was expecting the html to be served by the
> web server without any additional coding.  Is there something I'm missing?
> The server is run from DrRacket 5.0.2 and the OS is Vista Home Premium SP2.
> Regards Giles.

Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
Assistant Professor / Brigham Young University

"The glory of God is Intelligence" - D&C 93
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