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Javascript, target in sight

From:Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...>
Date:Monday, January 24, 2005, 2:32
Salut, Philippe.  I was going through my email folders and found some
unread messages from months ago; I don't know how that happened, but I'm
terribly sorry for the delay.  Are you still working on this project?
I'd be glad to resume helping you with it.

I also think Firefox would be a better browser than Netscape for your
non-IE testing.


On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 10:03:22PM +0200, Philippe Caquant wrote:
> --- "Mark J. Reed" <markjreed@...> skrev: > > On Mon, Oct 18, 2004 at 10:07:23AM +0200, Philippe > > Caquant wrote: > > > I had a hard time to make my first Javascript > > program > > > work reasonably well on Internet Explorer. So I > > tried > > > it on Netscape (7.2), and of course, the result > > was: > > > won't work. > > > > What are you using to learn JavaScript? If you > > stick to the > > ECMA specification, it should work in both IE and > > Netscape. > > However, I would recommend using Mozilla Firefox for > > testing, > > as it is the most up-to-date version of the Netscape > > lineage of web > > browsers. > > > Well, after all, a first beta-release of my program > can be experimented on : > > > > This is a hidden test page of my firm's site, so > please don't disclose it to everybody ! (in case there > would be any interest to do so). For private tests > only ! > > As said, it seems to work with Explorer 6.0, but not > with Netscape 7.2, so far; among others because > Netscape seems to use char(10) instead of char(13) for > linefeeds inside the <pre>data</pre>. This is not > really tragic, but there are many other problems, > among them the 4096-bytes limitation (???) > > The source text file can be seen in the upper right > frame. It is a correspondance table between 3 > nomenclatures, not quite up to date and probably > needing some re-formatting. Once everything is loaded, > the program analyses the data and builds a form in the > upper left frame, and then allows you to select what > you want (4 criterions, connected by ANDs). In case > the result table (lower frame) would be too long, the > program warns you and cuts it after 200 lines. > > You can change the order of the columns, select a > column or not, etc. Unfortunately, everything is in > French so far, including the tips and statuses, but it > shouldn't be too hard to guess what it is all about. > > There is still much to be done on it, especially > managing the (damned) accents while searching. I hope > to improve it in the next weeks, and maybe to make the > whole thing public some day ! > > I would appreciate any comments, if you had a little > time to test it. I hope it will be more fun testing it > than writing and debugging it... > > > ===== > Philippe Caquant > > > Ceterum censeo *vi* esse oblitterandum (Me).