Konqueror missing one trick

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Thu Aug 21 15:01:56 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> david wrote:
>> On Thursday 21 August 2008 10:00:06 am Knapp wrote:
>>> The big draw back for me is doing Gmail with it, it defaults to the
>>> basic functions and will not do the advanced stuff so back to FF.
> It will use the "standard" interface (I assume that's what you mean) if you
> call it practically anything but Konqueror :-(  Mine's currently set to
> declare itself as "Mozilla 1.7.3 on Windows XP", but I've tried all sorts
> of things with equal success.  It's even working with Google Calendar now,
> which has given me trouble before.
>> The drawback for me is nfl.com's fantasy football. the login link on the
>> right will not load in konq, but works fine in FF.
> Yes - this is exactly the issue I mentioned.  The submit button is a
> javascript link, not a proper form button.  I don't know whether this is
> blessed by w3c or not, but it's common, it makes sense, and it really
> breaks konqueror's ability to work with _many_ pages.
> <a href="javascript: document.forms['loginForm'].submit();">Sign In</a>
> Of course, if the button was:
> <sometag onclick="document.forms['loginForm'].submit();" />
> it would be both w3c compliant _and_ working...
> --
> derek

On mine the flash stuff does not work but works in FF.

Douglas E Knapp


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