It seems to me the only web browser that seems to have issues following
web standards is the one that we're forced to use with EBS...
Which leads me to the question... Why was it chosen as the primary
platform for development? Microsoft can't even conform to their own
standards from version to version.
I'm not sayin...
I'm just sayin..
On 6/23/11 4:14 PM, "Vivek Joshi" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Ah modern browsers following web standards. That would be good.
>From: David McFarlane [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
>Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2011 4:06 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: [MSUNAG] updated browser support for EBS?
>OK, but that begs the question of, why should the user have to go through
>such contortions in the first place? Shouldn't any web system be designed
>to follow well-established standards in the first place, so that it works
>with modern browsers? If a system works with older browsers, and newer
>browsers still run the old code, then shouldn't a system just work with
>newer browsers without any fuss? And if so, shouldn't that system *not*
>include code to specifically and arbitrarily exclude newer browsers?
>Like others, I find this simply unacceptable. I would be ashamed to
>such a system myself.
>At 6/23/2011 03:43 PM Thursday, Rytlewski, Jamie wrote:
>>It's not that they can't use EBS if they upgrade, they just have to use
>>compatibility mode (withIE). It's really not that difficult to use
>>compatibility mode. Yes, you have to show your users how to do it, but
>>I've had no problem in my office.
>>On Jun 24, 2011, at 4:40 AM, Kim Geiger wrote:
>> >>>> On 6/23/2011 at 3:29 PM, Troy Murray <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >> I agree with you about the lack of support for newer browsers, the
>> >> Angel/Blackboard system has the same limitation.
>> > I was just grumbling about this this morning. Yes, it's true
>> that I don't understand the nature of the problem behind the scenes,
>> but if I encountered it at Amazon or elsewhere, they'd lose a sale
>> rather than get my sympathy.
>> > It's kind of, well, unacceptable, actually, and it's turning into
>> a real support hassle for me as my users, despite my admonitions,
>> click on the upgrade button and then can't use EBS.
>> > --
>> > Kim Geiger
>> > Information Technologist
>> > Broadcasting Services
>> > Michigan State University
>> > 517-432-3120 x 429
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