But yeah, that infuriates me about many webdevelopers.  If you aren't going
to make it browser agnostic, then why even bother using web pages.  It is
just a perversion of the technology.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <michaelr_41@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 3:55 PM
Subject: Re: Apple iMac and Webfacing


> Alas...you're right...IBM should support browsers in general...btw,
> Netscape won't work with Webfacing either. It has to be IE 5.5 or 6.0 on
> a Windows platform - so much for open systems. Of course, WDSC doesn't
> work on anything but Windows either...isn't this the 'I love Java'
> company?
>
> On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 14:37:40 -0600, "trevor perry"
> <trevorp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> > One of the other problems that you have is that IE on a Mac is no longer
> > developed. They stopped at 5.2.3 (no relationship to Win IE versions)
and
> > have not updated it since. They apparently refuse to do so b/c of Apple
> > releasing Safari as their browser of choice.
> >
> > The ~one~ thing I dislike about my Mac is the Microsoft software. I
doubt
> > you will get any relief..
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > Subject: Apple iMac and Webfacing
> >
> >
> > > Anyone have any ideas why an iMac would have problems accessing a
> > > Webfaced page? It looks like Webfacing is choking on Unicode (UTF-8),
but
> > > the iMac is using Unicode and Webfacing is setup to use Unicode. Can't
> > > access the page with Safari or Firefox at all (since it's not IE). IE
5.2
> > > gets the Unicode error, and Opera responding as IE 5.0 gets a 'get a
> > > later browser' error.
> > >
> > > IBM (lack of) support says...'Webfacing doesn't support Macs', which I
> > > feel is kinda lame. IBM doesn't seem to know much about
Webfacing...I've
> > > had some long delays with support requests...it's almost not worth the
> > > time spent on the phone.
> > >
> > > Cross posting to Ignite.
> > >
> > > Any ideas appreciated.
> > >
> > > Thanks...
> > >
> > > - Michael
> >
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