Re: Javascript fails

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On Friday 15 December 2006 11:56, Scott van Looy wrote:
> Today Gene Heskett did spake thusly:
> > On Friday 15 December 2006 11:28, Scott van Looy wrote:
> >> Today Gene Heskett did spake thusly:
> >>> Greetings;
> >>>
> >>> I was just at a web site looking for info on receiving ATSC tv on my
> >>> pcHDTV-3000 card, and wasn't able to visit several of the links
> >>> because javascript wasn't enabled.  According to FF it is.
> >>>
> >>> However, I don't think any java function has worked since installing
> >>> FC6.
> >>>
> >>> Is there a set way to do this, or have TPTB decided that they cannot
> >>> tolerate the Sun license, so java is history?  That seems rather short
> >>> sighted to me...
> >>
> >> Java is nothing whatsoever to do with Javascript
> >
> > Ohhkaaay.  This is already installed:
> > [[email protected] ~]# rpm -q js
> > js-1.5-6.fc6
> >
> > Is this not the correct javascript package?  I'd have to assume till
> > someone tells me different, that when I hover the mouse over a link and
> > the link bar at the bottom of the FF screen says 'javascript', without
> > the quotes of course.
> Firefox's javascript is part of the firefox package - provide us with a
> link to whatever it is you're trying to view that's not working?

OK -- here's one that I visit when the weather gets unsettled:

It doesn't work -- at least for me -- with the Firefox package; all I get is a 
popup directing me to the Sun site. I'm in the process of tweaking a new 
install of FC6 x86-64, and being able to access the above page is on my to-do 

--- cmg

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