Konqueror vs. Firefox -- Accessing Gmail
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Thu Apr 5 02:55:17 UTC 2007
Juan Carlos Torres wrote:
> On Thursday 05 April 2007, Robert Tilley wrote:
>> I can access Google Gmail easily with the standards-compliant Firefox while
>> Konqueror simply chokes and dies. I thought Konqueror was standards
>> compliant and even passed the ACID2 test for page rendering.
> Just change Konqueror's Browser Identification to either Firefox 126.96.36.199 or to
> Safari and you'll be able to use Gmail in Konqueror. Like what Derek said,
> Konqueror is standards-compliant, but Gmail isn't. And Google has
> deliberately chosen not to include Konqueror/KHTML in their list of supported
>> Is it's ability to run scripts/AJAX inferior to Firefox's? This is an
>> honest question to determine the source of the issue.
> AJAX is relatively new and there isn't any standard for it. So it's really a
> hit or miss kind of thing. Scripts on the other hand are a different thing.
> Konqueror follows that version, but other sites probably don't.
one important AJAX method, XMLHTTPRequest (two forms of it really) that
all modern browsers support. Every browser handles scripting
differently though in general.
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