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Subject: Re: FLASH: relative URLS in Mac IE 4.5: bug?
From: Hal Medrano
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 00:42:22 GMT

>Yup, MSIE bug (at what point does a swarm of bugs
>become deliberate sabotage?).
>Anyway, use absolute paths for MacIE 4.5
>compatability.
>
>--- "Marc Hoffman, Poison Dart Frog Media"
><mailatdartfrogmedia [dot] com> wrote:
>> I just became aware that a relative URL in a
>> Flash button goTo was not
>> functioning correctly in Mac IE 4.5. I used
>> "../subdir/file.htm" to refer
>> to a file in a sibling directory on the server,
>> but IE looked for the
>> entire path in the current directory and, of
>> course, came up with a 404
>> Page Not Found error.
>

Is this an intermittent bug? I've used relative paths on several sites,
and have yet to encounter MacIE incompatibility on this issue (although I
could still blow up IE for other reasons).

Thanks for the tip. I'll keep it in mind for future projects. I just want
to know if I need to redo any past sites.

Thanks!

Hal

Hal Medrano
New Media Group
U S WEST Creative Services

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