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Re: [K12OSN] OT: Required use of IE by State DOE



I think I may be one of the few Linux users on the W3C/WAI advisory group
so sometimes I get the joke of "don't forget the linux guy"

but it is a serious concern

Bob



On Fri, 16 Mar 2007, Daniel Bodanske wrote:

> Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 08:49:25 +0900
> From: Daniel Bodanske <daengbo gmail com>
> Reply-To: Support list for open source software in schools.
>     <k12osn redhat com>
> To: Support list for open source software in schools. <k12osn redhat com>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] OT: Required use of IE by State DOE
>
> I can't believe this is still happening these days. It seems so late 90's ....
>
> Dan
>
> On 3/16/07, William Fragakis <william fragakis com> wrote:
> > IE6 will run via WINE in LTSP but it still occasionally breaks on
> > certain sites that Windows IE handles.
> >
> > Regards,
> > William
> >
> > On Thu, 2007-03-15 at 14:11 -0500, k12osn-request redhat com wrote:
> > > Message: 5
> > > Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 09:38:02 -0700
> > > From: Huck <dhuckaby paasda org>
> > > Subject: Re: [K12OSN] OT: Required use of IE by State DOE
> > > To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
> > >         <k12osn redhat com>
> > > Message-ID: <45F9766A 1050009 paasda org>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> > >
> > > Not sure if this will help you or not..
> > >
> > > http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Install_Internet_Explorer_6_SP1
> > >
> > > I realize this particular is maybe Gentoo specific but I know it
> > > works
> > > on Ubuntu and Debian machines, I haven't tried in an LTSP environment.
> > >
> > > --Huck
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > David Hopkins wrote:
> > > > All,
> > > >
> > > > This is off-topic, but apparently the DOE for Delaware is
> > > developing
> > > > software (paying for the development) which will require the use of
> > > IE
> > > > in order to be used.  When asked why, the response is typically of
> > > the
> > > > form 'because that is what we want'.  Now, this is going to impact
> > > the
> > > > use of K12LTSP (or the adoption of anything that is not
> > > MS-centric).
> >
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