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RE: Standards Compliance and msn (off topic)

From: Peter Foti (PeterF) <PeterF@SystolicNetworks.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 11:20:16 -0500
Message-ID: <A10A983C9DFBD4119F0300104B2EA6B7086011@ZIPPY>
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>

> Side note: I still have MSIE2 on my original WinNT4 CD from the fall
> of 1996 here in my flat, you are the one responsible for it even being
> there in the first place?

Speaking of MSIE2 on WinNT4, last I knew, the Microsoft home page
(www.microsoft.com) was not accessible with that browser.  So if you
installed NT and wanted to upgrade your browser to some newer version of
IE, you could not.  I don't remember the exact message that you got, but
basically you couldn't view any of the pages on the site.  In order to
upgrade IE, you had to download a newer version from another computer
that was running a newer version of IE, and then copy the install to the
machine with IE2.  The alternative would be to try and download a
version of Netscape (or some other UA).  Anyone know if Microsoft ever
caught on to this bug?

Pete
Received on Monday, 29 October 2001 11:20:53 GMT

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