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Re: firefox



Howdy,

On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 12:43 +0200, brouwers roland lx wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-05-08 at 18:29 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> > brouwers roland lx wrote:
> > 
> > >> >From what I can tell, this is a javascript issue that can be fixed by
> > >> the offending site.
> > >>
> > >> They need to add "fixMozillaZIndex=true;" in the appropriate places.
> > >>
> > >> Please take a look at
> > >>
> > >> http://creatif.dk/mainsites/etdenmark1/www/index_uk.asp
> > >>
> > >> Where this is implemented correctly.
> > >>
> > >> Ed
> > > You realize, Ed, that I cannot ask this broadcasting company to change
> > > their site. It works with microsoft explorer. Why does it function with
> > > the microsoft explorer and not with firefox?
> > 
> > Sure, I realize that....
> > 
> > This is another case of sites coding and testing only with IE.  In this
> > world you will also find sites that require the use of Active-X
> > controls.  A prime example of this is my bank's web site here in Taiwan.
> >   Guess what, they don't work under Linux/Firefox either.
> > 
> > But, yes, you could complain to the broadcasting company!  As a matter
> > of fact...a few months ago I complained to the folks at the New York
> > Times on some issue on their web site.  Guess what, others must have
> > complained since a few weeks later they sent me a nice email to let me
> > know of the fix and asking if I would test it for them.
> > 
> > I suppose, if I were you, I'd take this to the Mozilla forums.  They may
> > have some better ideas than I do.
> > 
> > Ed
> 
> I will do as you proposed.
> I thank you very much for your time.

Give the following a try. Download/install the Firefox extension
user_agent_switcher, set it to "Internet Explorer 6 (Windows XP)", try
the site again & let us know what happens ;-)

> Roland

taharka

Lexington, Kentucky U.S.A.


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