Bugzilla downloads html files?
alex at mindlube.com
Mon Dec 8 15:25:40 EST 2003
On Dec 8, 2003, at 12:46 PM, Scott Rossi wrote:
> The problem is not necessarily Bugzilla. There are many sites that
> either does not render correctly, or does not run the contained
> (take a look at the DHTML menu at Logitech.com).
Scott, it's not as if bugzilla is some fancy DHTML site, like the
Logitech site you mentioned. [*]
In fact Ken's workaround of changing the Safari Useragent implies that
bugzilla is too smart for it's own good and trying to send
browser-specific content, instead of simply being standards-compliant.
[*] For fancy DHTML sites, my ultimate test is my citibank online
was written only with IE in mind. Safari 1.1.1 handles it perfectly.
> IMO, it's a great browser
> but it's not as complete or forgiving of the wide variety of code that
> veteran browsers understand.
-12.html#safari> "What it may lack in its ability to fully penetrate
the bass-ackwards world of Windows-IE-specific web sites, it more than
makes up for with its excellent, and rapidly evolving support for
actual web standards and its elegant (if still a bit feature-thin) user
I think bugzilla is stupidly written. It's just a bunch of HTML forms
and CGI scripts. This is not rocket science. There is *no excuse* for
it to break with a browser that is quite standards compliant (Safari)
and widely used.
Runrev: not many people run Mozilla and bugzilla has got problems with
browsers other than Mozilla. I suggested before: may as well put on the
opening page "Mozilla/Netscape/Firebird is required"
Alex Rice <alex at mindlube.com> | Mindlube Software |
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