----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel Erez" <de...@redhat.com>
> To: "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>, "Dead Horse" <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>, 
> "Alona Kaplan" <alkap...@redhat.com>
> Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2013 9:40:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > To: "Daniel Erez" <de...@redhat.com>
> > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>, "Dead Horse"
> > <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>, "Alona Kaplan"
> > <alkap...@redhat.com>
> > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 10:00:19 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > 
> > Hi Daniel,
> > 
> > > Instead of forcing IE9 mode we can use "edge" mode to display
> > > content in the highest mode available.
> > > I.e.:
> > > <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"/>
> > 
> > yes, this seems to be the current trend, forcing standards mode in
> > each reasonable version of IE (IE8+ that supports X-UA-Compatible
> > meta-tag).
> > 
> > Thinking about it, I guess you are right, we can use IE=edge, since
> > we don't rely on any particular feature/quirk of IE8/IE9.
> > 
> > I was initially concerned about IE8, IE9, IE10, etc. each
> > implementing web standards differently, but assuming the
> > application
> > works fine in IE9, it should also work fine in IE10, and so on.
> > 
> > @Alona, what do you think about adding IE=edge, as suggested by
> > Daniel?
> > 
> > @Daniel, what about IE=edge,chrome=1, which adds preference for
> > Google Chrome Frame (IE plug-in which uses WebKit engine instead of
> > IE engine), if available? :)
> 
> +1 :)
> We might gain some HTML5 features support on IE for free...
+1
> 
> > 
> > @DHC: according to http://stackoverflow.com/a/5673902, intranet
> > sites
> > in IE8/IE9 are *always* rendered in compatibility (non-standards)
> > mode. This might be the problem you're facing with WebAdmin and
> > UserPortal. You might want to check IE "Compatibility View
> > Settings"
> > dialog box and ensure that nothing gets "displayed in compatibility
> > view".
> > 
> > Vojtech
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Daniel Erez" <de...@redhat.com>
> > To: "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>, "Dead Horse"
> > <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>
> > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 7:18:05 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Vojtech Szocs" <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > > To: "Dead Horse" <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>
> > > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>
> > > Sent: Friday, February 15, 2013 3:32:03 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > 
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > doing "make rpm" will actually build Engine using Maven and
> > > produce
> > > RPMs, but you might also want to deploy Engine EAR that was built
> > > to
> > > JBoss server via "make install_artifacts".
> > > 
> > > > Thus I assume the master build does not default to compiling
> > > > for
> > > > all browsers?
> > > 
> > > Aside from "make rpm-quick", which builds quick & dirty RPMs for
> > > Firefox [gwt.userAgent=gecko1_8], I don't see any "gwt.userAgent"
> > > stuff in makefile, so the master build defaults to compiling for
> > > all
> > > browsers, unless you override this via "EXTRA_BUILD_FLAGS".
> > > 
> > > I think an easier way to do this is as Alona suggested, invoking
> > > Maven build directly:
> > > 
> > >   $ "mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-admin,gwt-user", but it's up to
> > >   you.
> > > 
> > > Anyway, I think the problem isn't related to "gwt.userAgent"
> > > property
> > > at all. If the GWT permutation for IE is missing, blank page will
> > > be
> > > shown, as GWT permutation selector script (*.nocache.js) will not
> > > be
> > > able to load that permutation.
> > > 
> > > I think the problem might be caused by your client's IE browser
> > > settings. As per [1], IE should render HTML page with "<!DOCTYPE
> > > html>" using standards mode; rendering mode which WebAdmin and
> > > UserPortal require. So if you see garbled mess in IE, it means IE
> > > doesn't render HTML page in standards mode, but in other
> > > (quirks?)
> > > mode, due to some IE browser settings override.
> > > 
> > > The "X-UA-Compatible" meta-tag actually *forces* IE to render
> > > HTML
> > > page in standards mode, which overrides any IE browser settings:
> > > 
> > >   <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=9"/>
> > > 
> > > (I think we should reconsider adding this meta-tag due to reasons
> > > above, to ensure better compatibility with IE.)
> > 
> > Instead of forcing IE9 mode we can use "edge" mode to display
> > content
> > in the highest mode available.
> > I.e.:
> > <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge"/>
> > 
> > > 
> > > Vojtech
> > > 
> > > [1]
> > > http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288325(v=vs.85).aspx
> > > 
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Dead Horse" <deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com>
> > > To: "Alona Kaplan" <alkap...@redhat.com>
> > > Cc: "users" <users@ovirt.org>, "Vojtech Szocs"
> > > <vsz...@redhat.com>
> > > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 8:02:04 PM
> > > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > NVM got it -->
> > > BUILD_FLAGS=-Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9,gecko1_8,safari,opera
> > > -Pgwt-admin,gwt-user,dep
> > > Building now.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > - DHC
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Dead Horse <
> > > deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com > wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > I remember there being a GWT configuration file somewhere where
> > > those
> > > could be set?
> > > - DHC
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:44 AM, Alona Kaplan <
> > > alkap...@redhat.com
> > > > wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > Instead of doing make rpm please compile manually using the
> > > following
> > > command:
> > > mvn clean install -Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9,gecko1_8,safari,opera
> > > -Pgwt-admin,gwt-user,dep
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Alona.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> > > 
> > > 
> > > > To: "Vojtech Szocs" < vsz...@redhat.com >
> > > > Cc: "Alona Kaplan" < alkap...@redhat.com >, "< users@ovirt.org
> > > > >"
> > > > <
> > > > users@ovirt.org >
> > > > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 6:18:54 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > When I compile the engine I do the following: (FC17 build host)
> > > > --> git clone http://gerrit.ovirt.org/ovirt-engine.git
> > > > --> cd ovirt-engine
> > > > --> make rpm
> > > > 
> > > > Thus I assume the master build does not default to compiling
> > > > for
> > > > all
> > > > browsers? The GWT compliation seems to go through quite a few
> > > > permuatations during the compile.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > If master is not set to compile for all browsers then given the
> > > > above
> > > > build steps what additionally should I be doing to make it so
> > > > (guessing refer to above but how to simplify to "make rpm") ?
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > - DHC
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:09 AM, Vojtech Szocs <
> > > > vsz...@redhat.com
> > > > >
> > > > wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > > Maybe you've compiled the application with -Dgwt.userAgent
> > > > > flag
> > > > > for
> > > > > a specific browser?
> > > > 
> > > > this is a good point, please make sure to compile UserPortal
> > > > for
> > > > all
> > > > browsers, e.g. instead of:
> > > > 
> > > > $ mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-user
> > > > -Dgwt.userAgent=<specificBrowser>
> > > > 
> > > > you should just do:
> > > > 
> > > > $ mvn clean install -Pdep,gwt-user
> > > > 
> > > > This will compile UserPortal for all browsers.
> > > > 
> > > > However, I don't think this is the problem here, because IIRC
> > > > when
> > > > you compile UserPortal only for browser X and you try to access
> > > > it
> > > > in browser Y, you'll get an empty webpage.
> > > > 
> > > > Vojtech
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Alona Kaplan" < alkap...@redhat.com >
> > > > To: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> > > > Cc: users@ovirt.org
> > > > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2013 4:18:36 PM
> > > > Subject: [Users] Fwd: Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > > 
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > The webadmin and userportal works pretty fine for me on ie8 and
> > > > ie9.
> > > > Can you please be more specific about what doesn't work for
> > > > you?
> > > > Maybe attaching a screen shot.
> > > > 
> > > > Maybe you've compiled the application with -Dgwt.userAgent flag
> > > > for
> > > > a
> > > > specific browser?
> > > > You should compile without any specific gwt.userAgent to
> > > > support
> > > > all
> > > > the browsers or to add -Dgwt.userAgent=ie8,ie9 to support ie8
> > > > and
> > > > ie9.
> > > > 
> > > > Alona.
> > > > 
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: "Dead Horse" < deadhorseconsult...@gmail.com >
> > > > > To: "< users@ovirt.org >" < users@ovirt.org >
> > > > > Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:01:48 PM
> > > > > Subject: [Users] Internet Explorer with latest master
> > > > > 
> > > > > Ever since this change: http://gerrit.ovirt.org/#/c/11078/
> > > > > The webadmin and userportal UI no longer displays nor works
> > > > > correctly
> > > > > within Internet Explorer 8 or 9.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Under IE 8 or 9 the UI is pretty much an usable garbled mess.
> > > > > Everything looks and works fine under Chrome and Firefox.
> > > > > 
> > > > > Unfortunately Internet Exploder is a necessary evil for
> > > > > windows
> > > > > users
> > > > > to be able to get at SPICE consoles. (No spice plugin/support
> > > > > for
> > > > > Firefox/Chrome yet...)
> > > > > 
> > > > > - DHC
> > > > > 
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