Old Browsers and security - Was Re: [thelist] Site review please

Ben Morrison ben.morrison at dogstardesign.co.uk
Wed Jan 28 05:54:35 CST 2004

On 28/1/04 11:10 am, "Thibaut Allender" <mailing at capsule.org> wrote:

>> As far as forced upgrades:  A significant number of people use the web
>> from machines where they don't have privileges to install new software.
>>  University and public library terminals are good examples of this.
> they should be a good example for everyone and use recent browsers :)

Maybe they should (would be nice), but the fact remains they arent.

>> Refusing to display a site is a bit extreme...
> yep,
> but putting a message that explains why site is messed up is good ->
> example of mess + solutions

Not really, most users finding a site which is telling them the site wont
work will go back to the search engine and find a site that does.

This really is harking back to best viewed in 1024x768, ie5+ blah blah.



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