Im trying to get a PoC (proof of concept) off the ground so I have to submit a 
business case.....which as a techy is very hard....


So IE "bugs"  is something for the hopefully not to distant future.

Its also not just Uni's Ive worked in several organisations who are also quite 
bad.....in fact Uni's tend to be more open in that Firefox is allowed to be 


Steven Jones

Technical Specialist - Linux RHCE

Victoria University, Wellington, NZ

0064 4 463 6272

From: Simo Sorce [s...@redhat.com]
Sent: Wednesday, 19 October 2011 8:35 a.m.
To: Steven Jones
Cc: freeipa-users@redhat.com
Subject: Re: [Freeipa-users] Complaint web browsers

On Tue, 2011-10-18 at 19:21 +0000, Steven Jones wrote:
> Hi,
> Out in the real world however.....
> Problem is when you come to a Windows dominated environment and you
> have ex-windows managers, windows admins and windows useradmins and a
> windows help desk who only want to use IE because that's all they
> understand.  They look for any excuse to not let me deploy a piece of
> Linux orientated kit, so being forced to run Firefox might be it.  You
> may not appreciate the battles I have to get anything Linux on site
> despite having 80%+ of the academics behind me, plus the 600 Mac users
> who feel like second hand citizens because of above attitude.
> It may seem crazy that something so minor to some is an issue but the
> reality is that's how small some ppls minds are and they are in
> charge......
> Also some sites dont allow installation of anything but a particular
> browser....

I sympathize I have been an admin and a consultant at Universities in
the distant past.

Please file bugs you encounter with IE and we will see if we can help
you out, but I cannot promise IE will work perfectly in the immediate


Simo Sorce * Red Hat, Inc * New York

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