[nSLUG] more browser idiocy

J. Paul Bissonnette jpaulb at eastlink.ca
Sat Aug 27 15:54:16 ADT 2005

Jack Warkentin wrote:

>Hi Everybody
>On August 27, 2005 09:05 am, J. Paul Bissonnette wrote:
>>It is not necessary to look over the border,  NS  gov. web site 
>>discriminates against browser that are not M$.
>>The service that you are attempting to use requires that your
>>browser meets the following conditions. Please see below for what is
>>not currently present on your computer. Your browser: Opera 8.0
>I just tried the Mozilla version 1.7.6 and Opera version 7.54 browsers 
>that were included with Libranet 3.0 on the above Nova Scotia SNSMR 
>web site and they both worked just fine.
>I do know that some web sites are very particular about the 
>appearances of their pages on their visitors' browsers, and go to 
>some extreme contortions, including selecting what they download to 
>you depending on what browser version you are using, to try to get 
>the displays "just right". The reason for your rejection by the above 
>SNSMR web site may have something to do with that.

(Your browser: Opera 8.0 )
If the browser agent is Opera it is blocked, If it is set to Mozilla or IE it is not blocked. Try F12 identify as Opera.

How is LN 3.0 i'm still using 2.8.1?


J. Paul Bissonnette


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