[Greasemonkey] IE/JScript and Firefox/JS Diffs

Dave Land land at aol.com
Mon Aug 15 14:26:16 EDT 2005


On Aug 15, 2005, at 1:10 PM, Anthony Lieuallen wrote:

> On 8/15/05, Bill Donnelly <donnelly at snowcrest.net> wrote:
>>  Anyway, I have a bookmarklet/favelet that I want to work
>>  for Ffx and IE (6+), and it works in IE as an HTML link, but
>>  does not work if it is a bookmarklet/favelet/favorite.
>>  (on the personal favorites toolbar, if that matters)
>>  When I click on it, it just seems to do nothing.
>
> WinIE6 has a limit of 508 bytes for javascript URLs in favorites. (Or,
> probably all URLs?)

And apparently, this is a new limit: IE5.5 didn't suffer from it.

Don't most new versions of software *improve* on prior versions?

Thank Zog for Firefox.

Dave



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