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  • Mike Doty
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    I'm surprised it worked using paths with ../
    Also, using http://www.xdadfkasj.com/?123 helped.
    Not sure if there is a PC version (he is using a Macintosh.)

    Didn't have this problem until I rerouted my site using dyndns.com.
    It appears his browser always wants to go to the old IP.

    Thanks much, I'll talk to him later today.

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  • Knuth Konrad
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    Tell the user to disable Safari's local cache. This is a leftover in all browser from a time when the Internet mostly consisted of static pages. In my experience these days, it causes more problems than helps to speed up things.

    Also, the user's ISP might route him through a proxy, which causes the effect you're experiencing. If so, there isn't much you or your user can do.

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  • Mike Doty
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    Safari version: 4.0.3(5531.9) Copyright 2003-2009

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  • Kevin Powick
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    Which version of Safari?

    [edit] Didn't see last line of your post when I first read it. Glad you got it working.

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    Kevin Powick
    Last edited by Kevin Powick; 2 Sep 2009, 06:07 PM.

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  • Mike Doty
    started a topic Force Safari to load new page using /?anything

    Force Safari to load new page using /?anything

    Is there a way to force a refresh of a browser using Safari?
    I'm working with someone that never gets a new index.htm page.
    I'm tried all of these:
    <meta http-equiv="expires" content="0">
    <meta http-equiv="cache-control" content="no-cache">
    <meta http-equiv="pragma" content="no-cache">

    One solution is http://www.mypage.com/?anything
    This is a kludge, but works. Is there a better way?
    Don't want to put /?something in links unless necessary.



    Using links with "../page.htm" instead of just "page.htm" solved problems.
    Last edited by Mike Doty; 2 Sep 2009, 03:02 PM.
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