___/ On Fri 12 May 2006 12:27:05 BST, [ Iain Roberts ] wrote : \___
(Ted Harding) wrote:
Inspired by a TYV report this evening on the Govt's new
"Neighbourhood Statistics" website (aka "NeSS"), I just
gave it a try:
Can any of you get it to work with a browser supported
Even with popups enabled for this site, my Firefox doesn't
cut it. Nor Mozilla.
Coincidentally, the very same topic was raised in a couple of newsgroups
It generated a relatively extensive discussion (browse follow-ups).
Firefox 1.5 on SuSE 10 works fine for me.
Works fine in Firefox 1, but warns me that I need to enable JS (which I will
They've obviously given some thought to standards as the "Thematic map"
"To view this map, most users will require a special piece of software,
compatible with the emerging SVG graphic format. We recommend the free
SVG Viewer by Adobe, available for Windows, Mac and other operating systems.
Users of Windows NT, 2000 or XP may require the assistance of their
systems administrators to install Adobe SVG Viewer. Users of Microsoft
Internet Explorer (IE) for the Mac will not be able to access this
interactive map, due to issues with IE itself.
SVG (Scalable Vector Graphic) is a relatively new data format, which
combines the benefits of Flash with the flexibility of XML. SVG is
recommended as a 'Web standard' by the World Wide Web Consortium.
That site could be perceived as pathetic. See the thread above. It's nowhere
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