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RE: Man, I hate using IE
by Anonymous on Sat 30th Jul 2005 14:55 UTC in reply to "Man, I hate using IE"
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A quick look at the src leads me to believe its relying on the fact that in IE the name of an element and id are effectively synonymous.

The javascript is full of direct references to the form element by name or from the document object. If it was translated to use getElementById() or document.forms[] or whatever it would probably work fine.

Of course beyond that page could be all sorts of nonsense JS as well. Its just badly formed javascript that happens to work in IE. They could just rehash the functionality with the standard functions used by Dreamweaver to make it cross browser (might even work in navigator then)

The reason the form doesn't work as a default is because it uses that dodgy javascript to set the action attribute for the form. Meaning if the JS doesn't work (or is disabled) the form points back to the login page regardless of their client side data verification does.

You might also be able to make a get request (that contains the name, company and password) for the next page that works correctly.

However I'd send them a polite mail asking if they could fix it.

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