[clug] ebay

Mathew Meins mathew at aurora.vm.bytemark.co.uk
Mon Sep 18 02:23:17 GMT 2006

On 18/9/06 11:59 AM, "Kim Holburn" <kim at holburn.net> wrote:

> 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.
> Grrrr....

I've sold a few things on eBay, and I can't say I ever had any trouble with
Firefox under running under Ubuntu.

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