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Old 05-10-2010, 12:32 AM   #16
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Let me put something for clarity,

1. Majority of intranet stuff in my firm runs only on IE. What to do in that case?
2. HP ILOM opens up "Integrated Remote Console" in IE.
3. Lots of survey website recommend running on IE.

There could be lots of reason why to try IE on Ubuntu or any other OS.

Its just silly to hear from you senior guys fighting for such post.
 
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Old 05-10-2010, 01:15 AM   #17
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who is fighting
if one needs IE 8 or 9 then use windows 7 ( legal or illegal copy)
burn it to an iso and boot into the same day and year every time you image it on a disk
bingo there is windows for the few times one needs it .
problem solved.
 
Old 05-10-2010, 01:22 AM   #18
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ajeetsinghraina -

1. We're not fighting. We're trying to help the guy. We're also trying to understand exactly what he wants - and why.

2. I wasn't talking to you - I was talking to your_shadow03.

3. But as long as you raised your hand...
... let me reiterate:

I honestly believe that the two best alternatives for testing IE are:
a) Run IE under windows using a VM
... or ...
b) Simply run IE under Windows itself.

Wine might be a good way to read and write MS Word docs, or play Windows-only games. Wine has a lot of legitimate uses. Including running IE just so you can fill in an ActiveX based form.

But I strongly believe "testing IE behavior" is NOT one of them.

In fact, I believe it's *absurd* to "test" the behavior of a Windows-only program on a non-Windows platform. If the OP - or if you - want to test compatibility, I don't think you should be using Wine.

IMHO ...

Last edited by paulsm4; 05-10-2010 at 01:26 AM.
 
Old 05-10-2010, 01:39 AM   #19
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Most of the problems that one would expect when coding a website can be verified with IE running under WINE on Linux. This is true simply because the issues are fundamental to the ways in which IE does not follow the standards.

I do agree that the final testing might be better run with IE on Windows.

Regardless of testing compatibility, I have IE running on CrossOver, and I have seen no issues----except, perhaps, for the fact that it is IE...
 
Old 05-10-2010, 02:12 AM   #20
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WHY
... is smeeze still blessing people with one-word replies
that mean nothing ...

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Cheers,
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Old 05-10-2010, 02:48 AM   #21
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1. Majority of intranet stuff in my firm runs only on IE. What to do in that case?
Still yet to find one.
 
Old 05-10-2010, 09:04 AM   #22
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smeeze;
Please try to make posts that we can understand. What exactly is your point above?
 
Old 05-10-2010, 10:09 AM   #23
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Let me put something for clarity,
1. Majority of intranet stuff in my firm runs only on IE. What to do in that case?
Obviously, since it's intranet (meaning, YOUR own internal pages, written by your OWN PEOPLE), you have them make the app run on any browser. And I've never yet seen ANYONE code sites JUST for IE, since, by doing that, you're writing intentionally bad, broken code.
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2. HP ILOM opens up "Integrated Remote Console" in IE.
Nope, sorry. ILOM works fine on Opera, Firefox, and Konqueror. I use it all the time.
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3. Lots of survey website recommend running on IE.
Recommend is not the same as "must use".
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There could be lots of reason why to try IE on Ubuntu or any other OS.

Its just silly to hear from you senior guys fighting for such post.
No one is 'fighting' about anything. And by your post, you've not 'put something for clarity', but only tried to confuse things more. And write clearly...your posts are hard to read.
 
Old 05-10-2010, 02:51 PM   #24
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1. Majority of intranet stuff in my firm runs only on IE. What to do in that case?
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Still yet to find one.
H&R Block Tax Cut !!!!
built on visual-studio 2005 and has HARD CODED calls to internet explorer
and NOT the default browser
at least it no longer uses the MS ONLY- java "on-mouse -up,on-mouse -right,on-mouse -down, and on-mouse -left" calls

Last edited by John VV; 05-10-2010 at 02:52 PM.
 
Old 05-10-2010, 08:13 PM   #25
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H&R Block Tax Cut !!!!
built on visual-studio 2005 and has HARD CODED calls to internet explorer
and NOT the default browser
at least it no longer uses the MS ONLY- java "on-mouse -up,on-mouse -right,on-mouse -down, and on-mouse -left" calls
Talk about bad programming!
 
Old 05-10-2010, 09:34 PM   #26
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Talk about bad programming!
tell me about it
I had to hack taxcut a while back
IE7 or IE8 ( also the windows desktop) killed taxcut2007-2008 and i needed to keep it off
i was able to keep ie 7 or ie 8 off until MS put it in a CRITICAL Mandatory update
IE 8 finally got ride of the MS ONLY java MS was pushing ,and started putting a link to sun on the MS page

then i needed to hack a PAID FOR program in-order to use it.

---- back on topic ----------

seeing as "your_shadow03" has not added anything lets close this thread
unless "your_shadow03" wants to keep it open.

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