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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Your site is broken
  • From: Derek <derek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 08:18:21 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200205090750.09024.derek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed 8 May 2002 14:33, Tim Pizey wrote:
> Paul,
>
> Your site
> http://www.govtalk.gov.uk/rfc/rfc_document.asp?docnum=429
> is completely broken.
>
> It does not display in Netscape 4.7
> (Missing end table tag would be my guess),
>
> When I tried to post a comment using Konqueror I got:
>
> Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e14'
>
> [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Line 11: Incorrect syntax
> near 't'.
>
> /rfc/rfc_document.asp, line 168
>
> The comment I was trying to post:
> Hi,
>
> I hope the irony of your site being broken is not lost on you!
>
> The link to this document contains spaces, which your Microsoft ASP driven
> site gives a 400 error.
>
> The attribution of theses comments is also broken, all appearing to come
> from pukpai.
>
> This is a nice illustration of the claim that Microsoft software doesn't
> work. There are however bigger reasons why the Government should not use
> proprietory formats.
> Unlike private business the government has a duty to the citizens to
> store data in a format which is open to inspection by members of the public
> and in a format which can be expected to last hundreds of years, rather
> than the few years which any one of the Microsoft formats has lasted to
> date.
>

But it worked perfectly for me today using SuSE 8.0 dist. Konqueror.

--
Best wishes,
Derek

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