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Re: Fixing(locking) Fonts on web pages
From iestyn on 26 June '98
adding to Re: Fixing(locking) Fonts on web pages posted by Max

>
>>Yes! but isn't there a tag like "if browser=3 then browser=4" or something like that ?
> The browser ID technique doesn't work 100% reliably. As more ISPs resort to caching, serving up browser
>specific pages will be even less effective. In short, if the page in the cache was served up to MSIE6.3,
>all subsequent requests for that page will get the MSIE version regardelss of what browser it is.
> Even if it did work, that still doesn't solve the problem of what happens when I don't have the font
>you want me to have, ot the font I call Navajo isn't the font you call Navajo.

>Unless, of course, you want to buy hardware and software for me :)

Surely if the page is dynamically generated, the expires: header would be
set to expire immediately. The Cache should honour this and fetch the page
again.


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