On 9/28/06, Rohit V Bhute <rvbhute(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I opened an account with HSBC a few days back for my
The online@HSBC services are not working in Ubuntu/Firefox. It requires
IE 5.0+ or NS Communicator. I tried fiddling with the User Agent string
(strangely, most of the IE User Agent strings I found on the net looked
like Mozilla/<some stuff>) but to no avail. I've submitted a complaint
form but I'm not expecting them to listen to it.
Simply vote with your valet. Threaten them with discrimination and law
suit. I had already had a tiff with them and I refuse to pay them if
they don't support other browsers.
Is there any way other than booting into Windows or
using IE from Wine?
Other than the fact that I would be using, well, IE or win32, I would
lose face in front of my sister whom I berate for carrying out *her*
online banking business in win32/IE :-(
Don't worry about losing your face. It's better then loosing your
money when you use IE to do on-line transactions. Please advice your
sis to desist from using IE for online transactions as it could prove
Rohit V. Bhute
Have a happy net banking with GNU/Linux+FF :-)
--Dinesh Shah :-)