[SATLUG] OT: Running IE in Firefox

Don Wright satlug at sbcglobal.net
Mon Feb 7 14:15:30 CST 2011


Christopher Connell wrote:

>Just found this. Tested and it works OK. It allows you to run an Internet Explorer emulation in Firefox. 

Did you test this on Linux?


>Downside: Most sites that require IE also require a windows OS. (e.g. Microsoft.com)

From the FAQ at http://www.ietab.net/faq
> Does IE Tab work on Mac or Linux?
>
> No, the current version of IE Tab only works on Windows. We are
> investigating ways to support it on Mac or Linux in the future.


Seems that it really just allows genuine Microsoft IE (warts and all) to
run as an add-on to Firefox for Windows. No emulation or browser
spoofing, just the disadvantages of both. 

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