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The Register on Web Sites that Block Minority Browsers

Friday October 25th, 2002

johndoe writes: "The Register is running a brief but interesting article on a familiar problem: sites that lock out non-MS browsers and operating systems."

UPDATE! The Register has a follow-up article that names alternative browser saints and sinners.


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by imarsman <ianm@niagara.com>

Friday October 25th, 2002 1:37 PM

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CIBC worked great with Mozilla for a long time, even back in the M16 days but told visitors that they only supported IE and NS 4.x. I recall when the image handler in Mozilla was changed having to click on some linked images by memory since the real ones weren't rendered properly. There was a problematic time as well when Mozilla adjusted its ssl handling. Several months ago they started doing a redirect when visiting with Mozilla to their home page even though the site worked fine. It's good to see that they're once again allowing site usage based on capability.