[K12OSN] IE requirement

pnakashi at k12.hi.us pnakashi at k12.hi.us
Mon May 24 06:22:58 UTC 2004

From: Bill Kendrick <nbs at sonic.net>
> Well, that simply lies to the server as to what the browser is.
> It's kind of like going up to someone, shaking their hand, and 
> saying you're someone else.
> ...Except it's worse, because if the site really DOES require IE, 
> it will
> try to do things that only IE can do.  Really, it's less that they 
> havea website that 'requires IE' and more that they have an IE-
> based application.

That's exactly what we are afraid of. I guess the only safe and budget conscious solution is to lobby the decision makers for open standards web development.

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