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Re: Mashup browser compatibility help requested.

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 06:58:28 -0600
Message-Id: <B3C2CCB4-4D2C-40DC-98C8-5C6E1418EE85@gmail.com>
Cc: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
To: William Bug <William.Bug@DrexelMed.edu>

Right, the thing that isn't working about it is that it is supposed  
to show different images than the ones it does - the ones that it  
looks up with the sparql queries.
The alerts it pops up are there on purpose, though perhaps I should  
remove them. The intention was to show what the queries and responses  

The place where it is dying is on the eval of the json results. Json  
comes back as a string (seen in the 3rd and 4th alerts), and you call  
the javascript function "eval" to turn the string into a data  
structure. For some reason this works in Safari but fails in the  
other browsers.

If it was working correctly you would see two black expression  
images, instead of one stained and one expression image.


On May 12, 2007, at 2:33 AM, William Bug wrote:

> Curious - it used to work on Firefox for Mac OS X.
> Right now, if I just click through the JSON errors, it does  
> eventually stop with the errors and bring up the Google Maps view  
> of the brain sections as it formerly did without the pesky errors.
> Cheers,
> Bill
> On May 11, 2007, at 2:27 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> On the demo page there is a link to the Google Maps/Allen Brain  
>> Institute/SPARQL mashup. It works properly on Safari. However it  
>> gets an error in Firefox after retrieving the results and doesn't  
>> display an image. In IE7, it retrieves the results but then  
>> doesn't seem to to update the images shown properly. The firefox  
>> test is on the Mac, the IE7 test is under XP.
>> I suspect that this has to do with details of the XMLHTTPRequest.  
>> If there is someone knowledgeable about such issues I'd appreciate  
>> if you could have a look and see if you can figure out what the  
>> problem  is. Also testing on other browsers/OS would be appreciated.
>> The URL to test is http://hcls1.csail.mit.edu:8890/map/ 
>> #Kcnip3@2850,Kcnd1@2800
>> Thanks!
>> -Alan
> Bill Bug
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