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    Angry Active X


    hello
    what's Active X?
    and why it isn't used in firefox?
    thanks

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    ActiveX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    ActiveX is for Windows, not Linux.
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    As a Microsoft product, ActiveX was specifically designed to work with Windows systems. ActiveX is not supported by Microsoft on other operating systems such as Mac or Linux.

    Firefox and other browsers that work on multiple operating systems use the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI) system. NPAPI performs functions similar to those of ActiveX.

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    Active X is the crutch that web admins lean on when they want to drive their support team up the wall.

    "What do you mean the site don't work on my mac? It's brand new..."

    "Active X nuttin... I paid $45 for this online course and I'll be danged if I can't use my netscape navigator..."

    that being said it's a very useful tool...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuseStarUser View Post
    hello
    what's Active X?
    and why it isn't used in firefox?
    thanks
    Because FireFox doesn't suck ^^

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