[oclug] Re: no Linux support
Jeff 'Mutt' East
an972 at freenet.carleton.ca
Tue Mar 27 15:44:53 EST 2001
Paul Dowman and Quicktaxweb.ca technical staff:
I am very pleased to say I have used your Linux-served service with
my Linux-based computer, and all went well, including the Netfile upload. I
was pleased with the experience, especially the fine PDF download copy for
my records, and would use your service again. I will mention my success to
people I know.
cookies, and 128 bit encryption that you might want to consider allowing use
of next year: Opera. I did not try your Quicktime videos.
Technical feedback for the future:
To actually sign in, I had to do one more trick.
On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 12:47:33PM -0700, QuickTaxWeb wrote:
> Paul Dowman,
> QuickTaxWeb Developer
Going to that URL, I was told I didn't have 128 bit encryption
(which I do have). I had to do the browser check, and when it failed, I
re-wrote the URL to be:
...then I was able to proceed.
* * *
Also, some cookie annoyances. These cookies had no affect: I got warnings
about them not being present each time I reconnected...
www.quicktaxweb.ca FALSE /secure FALSE 1001822400 acrobatcheck no
www.quicktaxweb.ca FALSE /secure FALSE 1001822400 quicktimecheck no
But I did edit one of my cookies to:
www.quicktaxweb.ca FALSE /secure FALSE 1001822400 acrobat yes
...since I had no acrobat plugin for Netscape, but did want to *ensure* your
site would give me a PDF file I could download for my viewer. This also
meant that, subsequently, only the Quicktime warning came up each time I
We're all broken; it's just a question of where.
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