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Videos only work on Windows/Mac OS? Liars!

lifestream | May 14, 2008 01:35 PM

I'm using Linux, so if I go to http://www.chow.com/videos and I am told the page does not work if I don't use Windows or Mac.
For your information, Mac is based on Unix, same as Linux. So there's no reason Linux would not work.

So I went ahead and told Firefox (under Linux) to display itself as "Internet Explorer 7/Windows XP" user agent, and the website works even better than on Windows, that is, I get no crashes or bugs.

So can you please remove the "error" page when someone not on Windows/Mac goes to your Videos page? There is no reason whatsoever to have it there. Just need to change your Ajax goodness and have it check for engine, not platform, not user agent, because it doesn't really matter, and you're always going to have visitors on some crazy platform/user agent combination.

Thanks a lot. =) (Grr!)

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