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 > > > > _______________________________________________ > > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing > > list > > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l. > > > -- > > michaelr_41@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > -- > http://www.fastmail.fm - Email service worth paying for. Try it for free > _______________________________________________ > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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