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Weirdly I was thinking "What is the term for something that eats fungus?"
And worked out the Greek etymology, Mycophage, and when I typed it into google, (for research purposes) the first thing that appeared was Fungivore, it hadn't occured to me to work out the latin etymology!
Just goes to show how my brain works.
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I found that this article was added under " Desktop Gadgets " and then deleted without publishing. Can someone tell me why was this deleted, was there anything wrong from my side.
I only thought this is an interesting topic and worth sharing. Is there any way so that CP team can pick this article again ( only if they feel it's worth ).
I think you got me wrong, I'm not able to post the code here.. Since this is part of my research work... Which is still ongoing..
That is the reason i recorded a video to at least show the demo.
Under the Articles menu there is link to "Post your Blog"; I suppose you could use that. I had not seen your post prior to this comment but I would urge you to make two changes to your blog.
1) Spell out acronyms the first time you use them. You used two of them, NFS and NFC, and I have no idea what these are. Even if it is a company name, at least give some reference so that we can know what you are talking about.
2) Your domain model diagram is too small to read the text in it, therefore it is useless. Either use a larger image, larger text, or get rid of it.
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Does anyone else spend far to much time trying to get IE to render similar outputs as ALL other browsers... i am ammused that the IE team seems not to care to much about CSS3 gradients or HTML "standards" because they can rely on the default install for 85% of users not bothering to get a real browser
Internet, HTTP, Web Services: These are few that have become great things because there is a standard so everyone can use them robustly and without side effects. I think MS (and other people, developing anything) should try to adhere to the open standards as far as possible. That will be good for the community, and in the long run good for the software vendor.
I can suggest users to boycott IE, and ask developers to show the message "You're using the crappy IE browser. Get a 'real browser' now', if the users are using IE. That is easy to say and will not work. Because no matter how you hate MS, they got big market share in quite a few things, and consequently they got a say.
Microsoft's (or any organizations' for that matter) stubbornness for not adhering to standards will inhibit the prospering of the community and consequently reduce their future income. We can only hope they will know better.
I can only hope that anyone who has the know-how to spoof their user-agent string isn't still using IE.
No I don't use IE as my main browser, in this particular case I was more interested in why it was excluded as nothing shown was beyond the capabilities of the latest version of IE which spoofing the user-agent string in IE10 showed, but then in reading the persons CV on the site you can see where the bias against IE comes from.
Oh if you're wondering I refuse to support IE6 and if something doesn't work in it I say tough sh*t, upgrade and if really necessary use compatibility view. Anything is preferable to the abortion that is IE6.
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Microsoft's (or any organizations' for that matter) stubbornness for not
adhering to standards will inhibit the prospering of the community and
consequently reduce their future income. We can only hope they will know
So what browser would you recommend. Chrome? Oh wait, what about the WebKit extensions proposed for CSS 3? FireFox - oops, sorry, moz extensions there.
If you are talking about adherence to standards, then a few things to contemplate:
1. You fall over before you get to HTML 5. It's not a standard.
2. Extensions drive features forwards. Microsoft's problem was not engaging with other browser providers to deliver their extensions as enhancements.
3. We are techies. For us, there's not a real issue with the concept of downloading an alternative browser. For other non-technical users, there is a real issue.
4. If someone is using Windows Phone, they cannot install another browser. So, a strategy of pushing users away because you haven't taken the time to make your site work in IE just lost you customers.
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If you think 'goto' is evil, try writing an Assembly program without JMP.
If you are writing an Assembly program, you are claiming you know how to write code to drive the machine.
If you are writing a higher level language, you are claiming you know how to write code that can be converted to drive the machine, because it's easier to write while needing less thought.
If you are coding with less thought about what you are doing, you shouldn't be allowed to write goto because that requires a more thoughtful design for someone who wants to be thoughtless.
I really don't mind being lumped with the thoughtless, because my designs are easier to build and I'm not debugging someone else's muddled thoughts liberally sprinkled with gotos that completely hides that someone else's "thought" process.
With goto's they ususally prove they don't have one, (A thought process.) That, or I don't have to debug their code because their thought process is better than mine and they've anticipated any kind of change in requirements ahead of time.
I have yet to see that. I have often been faced with code that doesn't work right, never did, several dead (IE If (a) goto 1 --> several lines that don't touch a --> If (!a) goto 2 --> dead code including gotos that you have to figure out if they are referenced elsewhere or can be accessed through fall-through code) sections of code, no comments, and the "author" is long gone.
Well, since code can't be code until it gets to machine instructions and assembly is the closest to MI, it is almost a direct correlation. (In fact, I haven't the faintest what MI is, other than something I never worked with.) Basically, a single higher level language instruction converts to a set of MI commands. So, the object of both is to produce MI. I may have lost the point in the second sentence, but I wouldn't go to being a non sequitur.
Well, you certainly overthought your rebuttal
My rebuttal was supposed to be tongue-in-cheek. So's this one.
It reminds me of a funny IE adventure I had a long time ago.
I was installing Windows NT 4.0 on a system, it was around year 2000 and IE3 I think was the IE version that came with it. Windows NT was before the Windows Update days, so I head up to Microsoft site to download the latest and greatest IE 5.0 and surprise! Microsoft's site wasn't even showing in IE3. Damn...
I then went to Netscape's website, which loaded correctly in IE3 and downloaded and installed Netscape Navigator and with that browser I was able to view Microsoft's website and download IE5...
Ironic, I had to use Microsoft's competitor to get to them...
Does anyone else spend far to much time trying to get IE
to do anything?
I am so glad I am not a web developer. I haven't touched IE for almost a year and I am better for it.
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Fortunately, they now account for just over 30% of the visitors to the sites I maintain.
I wonder if anyone out in M$'s home office ever read that story about 'The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs.'
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3 Month later , I was developed an application in asp.net, My client suggest me IE is one of the common browser and every thing should work in it.
I was installed different version's of IE On more then two PC, and check my app. on all version's and I takes different results,
I was also check my app. on firfox and Chrome I have Smiler result with little difference on both.
in some case My experience the net speed was slow on it, as soon as i open IE there are may types of updates and popups open with it that is problematic and create delay in work.
It seems that I am the only one that is going defend IE here today
CSS3 gradients is implemented in IE10, and comes with Windows 8 in oktober.
As for IE9, the only stuff of real everyday value that's missing is gradients and text-shadow, but they're long over due indeed.
The positive thing about IE9 is the speed. It's awesome at animations containing rgba backgrounds, transparent pngs and shadows etc. IE9 wins over all browsers on this one. I notice this all the time on the project we're working on at work right now. IE9 really excels with its buttery smooth animations.
As for the IE-team caring about standards, they're probably the team focusing on it the most right now, and also getting it right (which means without bugs). I believe it was on MIX they made fun of chrome because of the clipping bug in css3 columns. IE9 also does border-radius correct: http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/HTML5/BorderRadius/Default.html[^] while many of the other browsers don't.
IE10 will probably blow away the competition _when_ it comes out.
There's also the significantly improved f12 tools in ie9, in my opinion the best feature therein. I know everyone will cry 'BUT FIREBUG/CHROME DEVELOPER TOOLS.' Honestly? I find them garish and occupy more space than I care to commit to a UI for debugging an xml dom.
I'm not by any stretch of the imagination a 'who needs an IDE when you have viedit' zealot, but I tend to grade my expectation of the UI complexity to the importance of the task.
Interesting question. I am just preparing to post a 4th post in a series on SharePoint 2010, CSS3 and HTML5. The result was a little surprising. My examples were with the latest versions of Firefox and Chrome, and Internet explorer versions 8 - 10. No suprise that IE8 was a non-starter. IE9 performed rendering (other than CSS3 Gradients for which the DXImageTransform.Microsoft.gradient work-around was required) better than both competitors and IE10 from the Developer Preview outperformed everything. I'm hoping Microsoft adds CssGradients to IE10, but even if they don't they have certainly demonstrated a commitment to HTML5 and CSS3. While your rant and frustrations are understood and deserved, it's also good to give Miscrosoft credit when it responds to the user community requests.
Look at this Modernizr compatibility array from IE10 - there's not much missing here.