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Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-24, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,673
Posted By Bob Williams
Just a quick suggestion to add to what others...

Just a quick suggestion to add to what others have already suggested: you can attach a script to a folder, and whenever a new file gets added to that folder, the script will automatically be run on...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-08-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,767
Posted By Bob Williams
Primarily because the issues the page illustrates...

Primarily because the issues the page illustrates are part of XHTML, as well (as demonstrated by my own version of the page).

As for supporting HTML properly, it would be a big violation of the...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-08-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,112
Posted By Bob Williams
Honestly, I'm not holding my breath. Every...

Honestly, I'm not holding my breath. Every browser I've ever used has suffered from serious memory leaks and concomitant eventual slowdowns. OG identified a major bug related to JS, but it's just one...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-08-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,767
Posted By Bob Williams
HTML 4, along with XML, is the basis for XHTML,...

HTML 4, along with XML, is the basis for XHTML, so really, HTML is dead, but long live HTML.

As for that particular code not being valid XHTML, why would it be? The doctype on the page is HTML 4....
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-08-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,767
Posted By Bob Williams
Browsers: working on CSS 3, but still lack HTML 4

Over the past several years, I've noted that most browsers were really slow to pick up the new features that HTML 4 added to the HTML standard... features like data grouping in tables (which can save...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-08-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,620
Posted By Bob Williams
And based on the URL, they've already slammed the...

And based on the URL, they've already slammed the door in your face by the time you see the error.

You know you're dealing with a badly coded site when they can't even reject you without messing...
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2006-08-19, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,413
Posted By Bob Williams
Just a couple of tips as an aside to the...

Just a couple of tips as an aside to the topic....



The standard Mac way of aborting a drag is to simply drop the drag onto the menu bar. Then, it's just ignored as though you never did the...
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2006-08-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 23,580
Posted By Bob Williams
How about a command (or section) in the History...

How about a command (or section) in the History menu something like "Recently Closed Tabs", which has as a submenu a list of the last x tabs that were closed? I don't think there's a good way to...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-07, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,859
Posted By Bob Williams
Are you logging into eBay's home page or some...

Are you logging into eBay's home page or some sub-site? The URL you posted goes to eBay Motors. When I tried copying and pasting it, I was asked for my login, I entered it and submitted, and then I...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-06, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,971
Posted By Bob Williams
I'm still missing you here, though. If the text...

I'm still missing you here, though. If the text version says "5 of 10", you don't really care that 5 resources have loaded, and you don't really care that there are 10 resources in total (at the...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-06, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,971
Posted By Bob Williams
I apologize, then, for misinterpreting you. ...

I apologize, then, for misinterpreting you.



That's why I said the resource count was generally fixed, because it's not in every case. As it happens, most of the sites I visit tend to have a...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-06, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,637
Posted By Bob Williams
Ah yes, one of the exceedingly few areas of real...

Ah yes, one of the exceedingly few areas of real consistency remaining in OS X. And always positioned "just so" within a window whose style was selected basically at random from among the odd...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-05, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,971
Posted By Bob Williams
I believe what the OP is asking for is...

I believe what the OP is asking for is essentially just a graphical representation of the "x of y resources loaded" messages, and to have it associated with the thumbnails. You're viewing a progress...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-08-05, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,806
Posted By Bob Williams
Well, then, what's the status of the cookies...

Well, then, what's the status of the cookies after you get denied? (Click the cookie in the status bar.)
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2006-08-03, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,449
Posted By Bob Williams
I just noticed what you meant by security concern...

I just noticed what you meant by security concern with the 'i'. Sorry, I misread.

That said, while it is a security issue, the threat only slightly increases an already very big threat--sort of...
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2006-08-03, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,449
Posted By Bob Williams
According to RFC 1035, "For all parts of the DNS...

According to RFC 1035, "For all parts of the DNS that are part of the official protocol, all comparisons between character strings (e.g., labels, domain names, etc.) are done in a case-insensitive...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-29, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,170
Posted By Bob Williams
Well, that certainly explains some of the...

Well, that certainly explains some of the confusion I've had :-).

But - what is the logic behind this behavior? There are three good reasons I can think of not to:

1) The folks using this...
Forum: OmniWeb Feature Requests 2006-07-29, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,913
Posted By Bob Williams
Ah, that would be great. It was only a few weeks...

Ah, that would be great. It was only a few weeks ago that I finally went in and cleaned out my block list by generalizing one URL for each server and deleting all the others for that server.

Being...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-28, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,852
Posted By Bob Williams
I've been running into this as well and have been...

I've been running into this as well and have been meaning to report it.

I see this, actually, as an interesting UI dilemma. The crux of the dilemma is that the same keyboard controls are used to...
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-07-25, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,602
Posted By Bob Williams
Some are documented--look in the Help menu and in...

Some are documented--look in the Help menu and in the manual (of course)--but some are not. I don't believe this particular feature is documented anywhere.
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-25, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bob Williams
Don't misunderstand me - I definitely would like...

Don't misunderstand me - I definitely would like to see the feature as well. I was just passing along a tip to work around the problem until such time that OG adds it. The feature is a little less...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-25, 12:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,594
Posted By Bob Williams
5.5b1: Tab drawer gets visually corrupted

I keep running into a problem with 5.5b1 where the tab drawer gets all out of sync with reality. When this happens, I see one or more of the following symptoms:


Long empty areas in the drawer...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-24, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,028
Posted By Bob Williams
I've used the Keyboard & Mouse pane of System...

I've used the Keyboard & Mouse pane of System Preferences to change the keyboard shortcut for the Quit command in all of my browsers to cmd-ctl-opt-Q. Keeps me from accidentally quitting while also...
Forum: OmniWeb Bug Reports 2006-07-24, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,931
Posted By Bob Williams
Ouch, nasty bug. Can't wait for a version...

Ouch, nasty bug. Can't wait for a version incorporating the fix!
Forum: OmniWeb General 2006-07-24, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,602
Posted By Bob Williams
Actually, the traditional Mac Thing was to grow...

Actually, the traditional Mac Thing was to grow to as large as necessary to show all the content. And with 5.5b1, at least, that's exactly what OmniWeb appears to do (in sharp contrast to, say, the...
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