From: Watson A.Name
Subject: Re: Patent-Compatible TIFF Viewer for IE5.50 ???
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Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 21:32:09 -0700
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In article , firstname.lastname@example.org talked
> > "Oppie" wrote...
> > |The TIFF plugin that the USPTO recommends for IE is
> > |http://www.alternatiff.com/
> "Jim Thompson" wrote
> > Bob, Does it work with IE 5.50 ?? There's some cryptic nonsense in
> > IE5.5 that says plug-ins aren't supported, just ActiveX.
> They claim the ActiveX version works with IE 5.5, no nonsense.
> The only problem was with 5.0 and 5.01 because of a Microsoft bug (what a
> With 5.5, Microsoft dropped support for the industry-standard
> "Netscape-type" plug-ins. Most of us believe this was a strictly political
> decision and had little or nothing to do with technical issues. It clearly
> has the effect of forcing plug-in writes to produce two different versions.
> With IE having >90% of the viewers on the internet, guess which version will
> be dropped when it becomes too much trouble to support both? If only Redmond
> would use their Power for Good.
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