>Here's one for you. I was interested in HP's nx5000 linux laptops - so I went
>to the site to take a look
>http://h71016.www7.hp.com/dstore/html/3d_showcase/notebooks.asp?oi=E9CED&BEID=19701&SBLID=>Not one of the nx5000 interactive showcases work in Firefox or Konqueror.
>>Viewpoint Media Player seems to be the culprit here (and of course the
choice to use it). I personally think that asking for plugins (as
oppossed to distributing standard content) is a silly idea except when
you KNOW your target market will be happy and able to do it and will
require some extra feature you can only provide this way.
That being said, this seems to be simply the 3d showcase for the
machine, an ad basically, so it doesn't upset me aslong as the content
is available. It would be nice if they even put up a screenshot
slideshow of the 3d demo for people who don't feel like installing a
"random" plugin (or can't). It would be nice if there was no reason
anyone would choose non-standard formats and tools just to run some kind
>I mailed the webmaster complaining that it wasn't irefox friendly. They
>basically said that their 'engineers' looked into it and they reccomend I use
>Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater.
>>To which the answer of course is "Firefox is greater" :-P
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