why safari blocks some of the webpages that I could view on IE?


macboy62

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testtry said:
come on guys. be gentle to a mac newbie
Sorry it wasn't meant to be harsh.

As a pro web designer, if they can't make it work in some way on most browsers then they are bad designers and the site doesn't deserve you visiting them.
 

Old Smuggler

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macboy62 said:
Sorry it wasn't meant to be harsh.

As a pro web designer, if they can't make it work in some way on most browsers then they are bad designers and the site doesn't deserve you visiting them.

he is right you will never be able to visit some websites unless you are on windows
just recently i can now visit fafsa on firefox on mac

but you better kiss MSNBC goodbye
 

macboy62

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testtry said:
like this page
http://www.ivyonline.info/tv/
if you click any item on the left menu, say, tv sports, no tv lisitngs pop up like when I used safari
I checked out the site and the code they are using. The links to the TV shows are a mix of formats, .ram .asx mostly .asx. This is streaming windows media. If you get flip4mac http://www.flip4mac.com/wmv_download.htm
it's free, Quicktime will play windows media files.

BUT in the code is this warning...

if(confirm('Warning: THIS SITE CONTAINS EXPLICIT SEXUAL CONTENT
INTENDED ONLY FOR ADULTS OVER THE AGE OF 18
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 OR DO NOT WANT
TO VIEW SEXUAL CONTENT DO NOT CLICK THE ENTER
BUTTON. EXIT BY CLICKING THE BACK BUTTON OF YOUR
BROWSER OR CLICK THE EXIT BUTTON. IF YOU WISH TO
VIEW MATERIAL OF A SEXUAL NATURE CLICK ENTER')){
document.location.href=url}

do you really want to go there?
 

testtry

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macboy62 said:
I checked out the site and the code they are using. The links to the TV shows are a mix of formats, .ram .asx mostly .asx. This is streaming windows media. If you get flip4mac http://www.flip4mac.com/wmv_download.htm
it's free, Quicktime will play windows media files.

BUT in the code is this warning...

if(confirm('Warning: THIS SITE CONTAINS EXPLICIT SEXUAL CONTENT
INTENDED ONLY FOR ADULTS OVER THE AGE OF 18
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 OR DO NOT WANT
TO VIEW SEXUAL CONTENT DO NOT CLICK THE ENTER
BUTTON. EXIT BY CLICKING THE BACK BUTTON OF YOUR
BROWSER OR CLICK THE EXIT BUTTON. IF YOU WISH TO
VIEW MATERIAL OF A SEXUAL NATURE CLICK ENTER')){
document.location.href=url}

do you really want to go there?
haha. I meant to just watch some soccer games on that site. where did you find the sexual content stuff? :confused:
 

scott523

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testtry said:
thanks! where could I get active x?
macboy62 said:
On a Windows PC.
Haha that's funny.:rolleyes: But it's sad, this is prolly the only thing (besides the MacBook problems) why I'm holding back on Mac. I asked an Apple rep on how to get around the IE-based websites on Mac (without BootCamp) and he said "Absolutely! You can use Safari, FireFox, or Netscape to view IE websites". I was :mad: in disbelief. Although there's BootCamp beta, I think it's such a rip off to fork in $200 to play some of my favorite IE-picky games and view IE websites.
macboy62 said:
Sorry it wasn't meant to be harsh.

As a pro web designer, if they can't make it work in some way on most browsers then they are bad designers and the site doesn't deserve you visiting them.
That's true but I'd hate to leave MSNBC as my news center.
Old Smuggler said:
he is right you will never be able to visit some websites unless you are on windows
just recently i can now visit fafsa on firefox on mac

but you better kiss MSNBC goodbye
Recently MSNBC have been responding to my feedback (finally!) in attempting to utilize Flash and ditching WMP/IE for it's news videos.