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Re: CSS and implementation

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 17:21:49 -0500 (EST)
To: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org, Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.20.0001311720360.14740-100000@tux.w3.org>
Meta refresh relies on a browser interpreting a command that is masquerading
as an http header, although ther is in fact no such header. SO it isn't that
surprising that it causes problems.

Charles McCN

On Sat, 29 Jan 2000, Robert Neff wrote:

  ON the two items i wrote previously.
  1.  We may have resolved the problem with documentum.  Not 100% yet.
  2.  The CSS was blowing up on many PCs using various browsers - yet you
  could surf anywhere on the internet and be fine.  The cause was meta
  refresh.  Removed it and everyone had access.
  go figure?
  > At 09:01 AM 1/23/00 , Robert Neff wrote:
  > >We are implementing CSS on the intranet and have seen two snafus that we
  > >looking at now.
  > >
  > >1.  We use Documentum, a electroninc document management system, as our
  > >document delivery system.  It has a server piece that sits on the web
  > >and queries the document database for documents.  On the CSS page is an
  > >embedded query that starts the Documentum server piece and returns the
  > >documents.  This is not working well with CSS.  It is blowing up on IE 5
  > >locking upnon IE 4.
  > >
  > >2.  We have a simple intranet with headers and footers and inlcudes for
  > >and we have applicaitons.  We also are having serious problems
  > >the CSS as is does not work well or not at all on all builds of Micorsoft
  > >Internet Explorer.  This is causing us to reinstall Micorsoft Internet
  > >Explorer.
  > >
  > >CSS is not integrating well and we are troubledhooting to see what the
  > >problem is.  For exmaple we are building a simple HTML page to test
  > >fucntionality with th browsers.
  > >
  > >Anyone else having problems like this?
  > >
  > >rob
  > --
  > wendy a chisholm
  > world wide web consortium
  > web accessibility initiative
  > madison, wi usa
  > tel: +1 608 663 6346
  > /--

Charles McCathieNevile    mailto:charles@w3.org    phone: +61 (0) 409 134 136
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