Re: MSFT Chicanery

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Fri Sep 21 2007 - 15:31:50 CDT

Safari Enhancer allows such customization for Safari on a Mac.

It's useful for accessing sites that incorrectly insist on IE, which
is essentially obsolete on a Mac. Many (but not all) sites that
require IE work with Safari masquerading as IE through use of Safari

Best regards,

At 1:11 PM -0700 9/21/07, Alan Dechert wrote:
>Actually, it works fine with FireFox. It also works fine with a Mac. The
>point is, they are lying and spreading FUD about non-MSFT products.
> > As a practical matter, if homelink is barring access to sites unless one
>> has a IE browser, then you can use a browser like Opera that allows one to
>> spoof (pretend to be IE) the server to get in.
>> It's a shame they do that.
>> Another possibility is that the site uses some sort of plug-in that only
> > works in IE. In that case they might be right that it only works with IE.

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