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#1 Post by Allen Walker » Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:37 am

I recommend all visitors to the Triumph 2000 Register site and this forum use either Firefox or Safari.
Though Internet Explorer 7.x onwards works OK, some users still using I.E.6 may experience some layout oddities (though nothing that should prevent reading of pages). This is because I.E.6 is not fully CSS standards-compliant.
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#2 Post by Mike Stevens » Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:05 pm

Hi Allen,

Thanks for the info. Unfortunately, here at work we are limited by the IT police and forced to use version 6.0.2900.2180.xpsp_sp2_gdr.070227-2254

Did you get that?

Actually, it seems to be OK even with the Victorian version!

Not sure what I use at home - IE7 I think.

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#3 Post by Allen Walker » Thu Jun 19, 2008 1:11 pm

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Current world-wide browser usage (source W3schools.com)
Fortunately Firefox is quickly catching up - I would expect that by the end of this year, Firefox may actually overtake all versions of IE.
What amazes me about the above stats is that nearly 30% of all web users are still using software which doesn't actually work properly.
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#4 Post by James » Fri Jun 20, 2008 5:34 pm

Well 14 million people have just downloaded Firefox 3 - so I am expecting the percentage to go up a bit more now too!
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#5 Post by David Withers » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:02 pm

Allen Walker wrote:I recommend all visitors to the Triumph 2000 Register site and this forum use either Firefox or Safari.
Though Internet Explorer 7.x onwards works OK, some users still using I.E.6 may experience some layout oddities (though nothing that should prevent reading of pages). This is because I.E.6 is not fully CSS standards-compliant.
Hello Allen,

As a journeyman when it comes to the internet - i.e. I have no trouble using it but am far from being an expert - I'm surprised that those using IE7 are recommended to change to Firefox or Safari because (obsolescent?) IE6 sometimes gives layout problems!

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#6 Post by Alan Chatterton » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:05 pm

sorry, is any of this thread actually in English?! :lol:
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#7 Post by David Withers » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:25 pm

You're not alone Alan. I don't know what Firefox and Safari is either!

I did manage to change from IE6 to the much improved IE7 for my internet provision though (OK, Microsoft did it for me automatically - all I had to do was check the "Yes" box and sit back!).
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#8 Post by Alan Chatterton » Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:39 pm

IE............. what now?

I just click AOL and I get pages of Triumph stuff............ cool!
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#9 Post by Allen Walker » Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:42 pm

Guess I'm just anti-Microsoft :)
David - I got the gauze. Many, many thanks. I think that's probably the tiniest, lightest thing that's ever been posted to me. Very handy though - I owe you one.
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#10 Post by Mike Stevens » Sat Jun 21, 2008 9:49 pm

Allen Walker wrote:Guess I'm just anti-Microsoft :)
Hi Allen,

You got that wrong. Often called 'Murkysoft' down here!

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