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Re: CSS and implementation

From: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 22:43:36 -0500
Message-ID: <002c01bf6c66$858652e0$cef80d18@alex1.va.home.com>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <charles@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>, "Wendy A Chisholm" <wendy@w3.org>
should we put this in the errata...beware of meta refresh when using CSS?

----- Original Message -----
From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
To: Robert Neff <robneff@home.com>
Cc: <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>; Wendy A Chisholm <wendy@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2000 5:21 PM
Subject: Re: CSS and implementation


> 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
>   are
>   > >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
>   server
>   > >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
>   and
>   > >locking upnon IE 4.
>   > >
>   > >2.  We have a simple intranet with headers and footers and inlcudes
for
>   each
>   > >and we have applicaitons.  We also are having serious problems
>   implementing
>   > >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
>   >
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>
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