[Laszlo-dev] [RESENT] Re: supporting XULrunner as a browser for DHTML
temkin at laszlosystems.com
Thu Apr 17 12:06:00 PDT 2008
Still think it should be removed, or turned off by default.
It's more trouble than it's worth, and any real app will want a custom
"unsupported browser" screen.
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 11:41 AM, P T Withington wrote:
> [Resent to Laszlo-Dev]
> The checking is in our default, auto-generated wrapper page (via our
> default embedding code), not in the app. And I thought max made it
> use a cookie so you could say "don't ask" just once?
> The simplest thing for [the customer] to do is to create their own
> wrapper page and call dhtmlEmbedLFC with a second argument
> (allowUnsupported) of `true`, which turns off the check.
> On 2008-04-17, at 12:52 EDT, David Temkin wrote:
>> I have a suggestion:
>> Let's remove the browser checking code altogether -- or leave it in
>> the OL distro as a separate utility, but separate it out from
>> compiled apps.
>> I have had the experience of running OL/DHTML apps in "unsupported"
>> browsers which in fact do work. My preference is to just get rid of
>> the compat. check, and leave it up to the application (really, the
>> HTML that wraps the application) to do whatever checks, if any, that
>> it wants to do.
>> - D.
>> On Apr 17, 2008, at 9:10 AM, Henry Minsky wrote:
>>> [the customer] has a bug where the version of Firefox they are
>>> using embedded into their IDE, XULrunner, gets flagged as
>>> a non-supported runtime by our browser checking code.
>>> [the customer] says:"
>>> you most likely test that string : Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows
>>> NT 5.1; en-US; rv:220.127.116.11) Gecko/20080311 Firefox/18.104.22.168 and
>>> check for " Firefox/22.214.171.124" whne in fact the GRE version is the
>>> important one "rv:126.96.36.199"
>>> Where would I go to modify the check to allow XULrunner ?
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