__/ [Peter Ceresole] on Tuesday 13 September 2005 11:01 \__
> Ian McCall <ian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Just logged on and found a very different layout. Decided to try it in
>> Safari, and when you log on it now tells you that Safari 1.3 and 2.0 is
> Yes they've changed it completely. Tha bastards... Anne used to access
> it without trouble with her Tonka and OS 9, using Mozilla 1.3.1 which
> worked superbly. Now it's blocked and she has to use the iG5 with
> Fuck 'em.
I can remember the history of that site quite roughly. Around 2001-2 I was
denied access with Netscape. The guys at NatWest didn't even know what
Mozilla was. I don't know about Opera, but I only tried it around 2003. To
use Mozilla, I needed to spoof the agent using a special extension. At some
stage, though I am am not sure when, Mozilla was accepted (2003 or 2004)
and Mozilla Firefox quite naturally was permitted access too (all without
I happily join you guys when it comes to the mocking. I will say the same
when their systems (terminals, ATM's, etc.) go down. It is about time they
used proper software and increased their awareness of a world that extends
beyond buggy Internet Explorer 6 and Windows 2000. Maybe they could also
provide me with better service by spending less time patching up their
machines and increase my interest rates by shipping less money to Redmond.
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