[24hoursupport] Re: browser settings for various browsers

  • From: Fuzzy Logic <fuzzymo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 24hoursupport@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2004 22:24:44 -0400

 
IE is written to ignore Internet standards.

The correct thing to do is have him fix his webpages to be correct.

Fuzzy
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Douglas S. Oliver <dsoliver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi All. I have a browser question. A client called me about an unrelated 
> question that led to this question of mine. He has a website/database at the 
> university. He uses Word2K (I assume it's Office 2K) to produce and publish 
> his web content. It by default uses a backslash instead of a forward slash to 
> reference sites off his main page. I finally got IE to go to his pages, but I 
> don't know what I changed. Mozilla cannot go there, and IE on MacOS X 
> couldn't either. He says that around %5 of his collegues cannot reach his 
> content. While playing around, I changed something--I'm bad for not 
> documenting my changes--and gained access. So this is the question(s), what 
> allows for the translation between Dos back slash and Unix forward slash in 
> IE? Is there a similar change for Netscape and/or Mozilla?
> 
> To see his site, go to the following
> 
>  http://www.faculty.ucr.edu/~legneref/
> 
> see if you can get to his subsites (or whatever they're called).
> 
> Thanks -- d
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