[clug] ebay

Mike J astro_mikel at hotmail.com
Mon Sep 18 02:14:22 GMT 2006


I have used ebay many times. I've sold and bought. I am running Fedora Core 
4 with firefox 1.0.8.

The only problem i have is links to ebay via hotmail (web interface) it 
always says invalid item. I too emailed ebay and received a similar 

Not sure if this helps.


>From: Kim Holburn <kim at holburn.net>
>To: CLUG Mailing List <linux at lists.samba.org>
>Subject: [clug] ebay
>Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 11:59:08 +1000
>As a rule I try and keep away from ebay but there you go, sometimes  you 
>want to do something and the simplest way is to use ebay ;-(
>I was trying to sell something on ebay, first time ever for that, and  I 
>hit a snag.  I couldn't upload an image of it.  I emailed ebay and  got 
>back a letter saying among other things:
>>Most likely the problem is browser issues. The site is optimised to  run
>>on Internet Explorer 6.
>>Unfortunately if you are using older and/or different browsers, our  site
>>is generally unusable. This is due to the fact that many of the forms
>>and navigation use more advanced web language (HTML 4.0, JAVA, etc..).
>>The only advice we can suggest, is to either try to see if you can get
>>an update of the software you are using, or perhaps use another system
>>that has more advanced browser capabilities.
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