[thelist] Stowaways

Scarlett Julian (ED) Julian.Scarlett at sheffield.gov.uk
Wed Oct 23 10:38:12 CDT 2002

> and ie 5.5 as Michele from inThree pointed out to me this morning

I beg to differ. I can't see them using IE5.5 Win nor Opera6. I can see them
in Mozilla 0.9 and Netscape6.2 & 4.77 so I'm guessing maybe it's a gecko
thing (well, it's a common factor at least)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chuck Gartland [mailto:chuck at project27.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 4:29 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] Stowaways
> rudy > also netscape 4
> and ie 5.5 as Michele from inThree pointed out to me this morning
> (thanks Michele). I am suspecting at this point that the stowaways
> appear on everything except ie6+.
> rudy > probably a server-side browser sniff in the template
> there is no server-side anything going on at the moment on
> this server.
> unless it is being done in stealth mode by the clients ISP
> (Interland).
> Mars :)Perhaps it's the Unicode Byte-Order Mark?
> Mars :)
> Mars :)Is it possible that the text/HTML editor being used to edit the
> Mars :)pages is accidently saving as Unicode instead of the declared
> Mars :)ISO-8859-1?
> Both the clean page and the pageswith the stowaways were edited in
> Komodo. Then for good measure I checked them again in notepad (the
> dumbest editor I could think of) to make sure there weren't characters
> being added on my end.
> Thanks,
> Chuck
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