Re: accessing www.mls.ca map search from linux
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 10:53:27AM -0400, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
> Hi all,
> We're looking for a new house and here in Canada, the way to do this
> (other than getting a realestate agent to do it), is to go to
> www.mls.ca and do a search. MLS has recently changed how you choose the
> geographic area: it used to be by clicking on a simple map to choose the
> realestate board in which to search. Now, its a MS-based map.
> Unfortunatly, at least one realestate company has gone to the same
> search method on their own web site.
> I get the map OK, but I don't get any results. The "help" page says
> that only IE on MS is supported (it doesn't mention Linux, but does say
> that MacOS is not supported).
> I've tried it with (Etch) iceweasel and konqueror.
> Could someone who's running Lenny see if it works from Lenny?
> FYI, it will only show less than 500 results. If you zoom in the map,
> it will tell you how many results there are. When this gets to less
> than 500, it should show them to you.
> If anyone has any ideas, I'm all ears.
I was looking myself on Firefox 3/Windows the other day. It worked fine.
Haven't tried it on Lenny at home, though.
Eric Gerlach, Network Administrator
Federation of Students
University of Waterloo
p: (519) 888-4567 x36329