More Microsoft abominations (was RE: Style Sheet Support)

Walter Ian Kaye (
Fri, 8 Aug 1997 18:33:32 -0700

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Date: Fri, 8 Aug 1997 18:33:32 -0700
To: "Chris Wilson (PSD)" <>,
From: Walter Ian Kaye <>
Subject: More Microsoft abominations (was RE: Style Sheet Support)

At 10:42a -0700 08/07/97, Chris Wilson (PSD) wrote:
 > Incidentally, this table was apparently for IE4 pp1 - we are contacting
 > the authors with updated information for IE4 final (we will also have
 > in-depth information on our Web site about the details of our CSS
 > support when we release).

Found this on

Internet Explorer 4.0 Setup provides three different installation options for you:<P>

	<B>Minimal:</B> (14 MB) Includes Internet Explorer 4.0, Java&#153; Support, and the Microsoft Internet Connection Wizard.
	<B>Standard:</B> (15 MB) Adds Microsoft Outlook&#153; Express and Microsoft Wallet to the Minimal installation.
	<B>Full:</B> (22 MB) Adds Microsoft NetMeeting&#153;, NetShow&#153;, FrontPage&reg; Express (formerly FrontPad), Microsoft Web Publishing Wizard, and Microsoft Chat 2.0 to the Standard installation.

Excuse me, but what the hell are those illegal &#153; NCRs doing there?

What is Microsoft's problem?!?

And this:

   <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso8859-1">

Shouldn't there be a hyphen between "iso" and "8859"? My copy of MSIE 3.01
is reporting these pages as Shift-JIS.

Lordy lordy lordy.

  Walter Ian Kaye <boo_at_best*com>    Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
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