[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.

"Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do."
*Lewis Cass {1782-1866 American Politician}

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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