And crash three times a day?.... I guess they'd have to change the dreaded
blue-screen to purple in order to avoid Microsloth's legal team and
copyright infringement?

John Brandt
iStudio400.com

-----Original Message-----
From: michaelr_41@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:michaelr_41@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 3:37 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Re: Apple iMac and Webfacing


Agreed...they should just write using MS's MFC. It would run faster and
still support the same machines.

On Mon, 8 Mar 2004 16:28:52 -0500, "Adam Lang"
<aalang@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
> 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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