[webkit-dev] Safari not loading pages with domain forwarding (from GoDaddy.com)

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Fri Dec 9 11:13:43 PST 2005

On Nov 28, 2005, at 2:39 PM, Hanspeter Schaub wrote:

> Howdy WebKit-Developers,
> I've been trying to setup a small business web site which is hosted  
> on my .Mac account.  I purchased the domain
> http://blue-sky-prod.com
> from GoDaddy.com, and enabled this domain name to be forwarded to  
> the .Mac web address.  In Firefox and Explorer this works without a  
> clitch.  However, when running this in Safari (current Tiger build,  
> or latest webkit-beta), the page comes up blank?
> Here is the odd thing.  If I first fire up Firefox and load the  
> page there, then the address (http://blue-sky-prod.com) loads just  
> fine in Safari??  I tried calling GoDaddy.com support.  The person  
> there had heard of this issue a few days ago, but they didn't know  
> what was causing this.  Apparently all other browsers they try work  
> just fine, only the Tiger+ Safari browser won't the auto-forwarded  
> web pages.  He couldn't give me any hint at how it would be for  
> this to be resolved.  He did say several times this could be an  
> issue with Safari, in which case they couldn't do anything...
> Has anybody else here run into this?  Is this really a Safari  
> issue?  Is this a GoDaddy.com server or domain forwarding issue?
> I'd appreciate any support/feedback/help on this issue.  Many of  
> our customers will be running OS X, so having Safari support is  
> crucial.

This turned out to be a problem on the GoDaddy side. As of now, they  
have it fixed!

     -- Darin

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