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Re: Browsers for those IE-only sites



I use wine or crossover and IE itself in these cases. Ugly solution, but
there's nothing else to be done till the "webmaster" fixes the site.

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Marcelo

Em Qua, 2005-06-22 às 22:31 +0200, Dotan Cohen escreveu:
> Yes, I need something that has the 'features' of IE- or at least the
> bugs. The sites in question are hebrew sites, so I don't think that
> links would be of any use, but the problem is not in the right-to-left
> text direction. I think that any sites that are written like these
> would not work in latin-based languages either. Certain pages just
> refresh themselves every half second in Firefox. Others have real
> content in those mouse-over pop-up windows. A lot of hebrew sites are
> like that. I keep complaining to the webmasters, but little (nothing
> ever) gets done. They tell me to go download IE. I explain that
> microsoft does not have a linux version of IE available. No good. Most
> of the sites in question have .asp file extensions. I suspect that
> there are only a few Israeli web design firms, and they insist in
> MS-only code.
> 
> In any case, what can be done to use these sites? I do depend on them.
> I had to reboot into windows today to use one. And I was planning on
> erasing that partion when I install FC4 (tomorrow).
> 
> Dotan
> http://LyricsList.com
> 
> 
> On 6/22/05, Kenneth Porter <shiva sewingwitch com> wrote:
> > --On Wednesday, June 22, 2005 3:27 PM -0400 Tony Nelson 
> > <tonynelson georgeanelson com> wrote:
> > 
> > > There are also some sites that actually require features of MSIE
> > > that don't exist in other browsers.
> > 
> > And some sites depend on bugs in MSIE, such as its ignoring of Content-type
> > 
> > and inferring the type from some other input such as the initial page 
> > content. For instance, I ran into a traceroute page that was outputting 
> > HTML, but the MIME type reported was text/plain, so Moz displayed the 
> > source instead of the rendered HTML.
> > 
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