Internet Explorer Bombing

Apparently there is a problem with Internet Explorer 8 and possibly other versions below which causes them to bomb when exposed to the image expanding javascript that I use. It may be that this only happens with Windows machines – I’ve yet to see any problem on Macintosh computers running Internet Explorer.

I have currently turned off the image expanding javascript so that you can see this message without bombing. I will be turning it back on.

Microsoft is aware of the problem as they fixed the problem in Internet Explorer 9. If you use Internet Explorer then I strongly urge you to upgrade to the latest version or switch to Safari, Opera or FireFox at this time to avoid this and other web browser vulnerabilities.

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3 Responses to Internet Explorer Bombing

  1. eggyknap says:

    For whatever it’s worth, my various linux computers have never had problems displaying your blog.

  2. Len says:

    My Linux netbook works ok…. except that the screen is small so that when I expand pictures, they actually get smaller ;-)

    It isn’t called “internet exploder” for nothing…. it took about 3 versions before they figured out *.png alpha channels. (the alpha channel defines the transparency of any given pixel… but you probably knew that already)

  3. Mike says:

    Hmm it looks like your site ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog. I too am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to the whole thing. Do you have any points for inexperienced blog writers? I’d really appreciate it.

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