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From: richard.silver at eamc.org (Richard Silver)
Subject: IE

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 15:07, Leif Sawyer wrote:
> On Mon, July 19, 2004, Eric Paynter replied to:
> > nicolas vigier, whom said:

> Not to mention all the vendors out there whose products have
> assinine restrictions, because they can't be bothered to code
> portable web-apps.
> 
> Think Cisco, for one.
> 
> I personally think that _EVERYBODY_ with a CCO contract should
> open up a TAC case complaining that X-application (website,
> RME, VMS, etc..) doesn't work with a W3C-Standards Compliant
> browser, nor with latest-bug-fixed JREs.
> 
> I've already got mine open, but of course "Use I.E. or some
> old version of Netscape Navigator, and an old JRE!" is the
> typical response.   They need a lot more prodding to keep their
> security platform up-to-date with security standards.

I have been griping to my Cisco sales team for years (being an Ex-Cisco
SE myself) about the dismal support for any browser but IE. I could dump
IE entirely were it not for my Call Manager. 

At least it seems that some of the products that they acquired that were
initially cross-platform usually remain fairly browser-agnostic.

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Richard Silver
Sr Network Engineer
East Alabama Medical Center
www.eamc.org
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