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Re: More fun (not!) with JRE



On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 10:13:43PM +0100, andy wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 18, 2007 at 06:59:22PM +0100, andy wrote:
>>   
>>> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>>>     
>>>> that doesn't mean you shouldn't try though...         
>>> Oh I will, trust me!! ;-) Just as a point of fact however, Java is 
>>> supposed to be OS independent isn't it. I'd look stoopid if I go spouting 
>>> off on something that is untrue ... not good for my credibility
>>>     
>>
>> I guess its supposed to be, but how well that works is debatable. My
>> very rough understanding is that some of the stuff is _not_ platform
>> independent. just to refresh my memory, which JRE are you running? 
>> A
>>   
> My version is sun-java6-jre (apparently arch independent).
>
> I was able to capture some error code when accessing the site. This is the 
> result of my attempt to call
> javascript:parent.chat_applet_frame.document.chatapplet.openRoom1()
>
> Error: node : TypeError: Value undefined (result of expression
> parent.chat_applet_frame.document.chatapplet.openRoom1) is not an object.
> Cannot be called.
>
> I don't much about this kind of thing, but I'd say that this appears quite 
> obvious that the fault is on the site side rather than on my side ... except 
> this is where I spoofed the user agent string, so don't know if that 
> confused things a bit.

The errors you describe are Javascript errors.  And Javascript has got 
nothing to do with Java... (apologies if that sounds like I'm offending 
you. I'm not).

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Karl E. Jorgensen
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