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I have created some simple published databases using CDML. For example:

http://www.bisd.net:591/directory/directory.html

I would like for my published databases to work through the Palm Web Browser through our internal wireless network. In doing some research on FMP's Tech Info Knowledge base I found instructions for creating a PDQ file. However, in reading about the new Palm Web Browser 2 on Palm's site, it no longer uses a proxy and is not compatible with PDQ files. The new Web Browser is supposed to be standards based. See excerpt below:

HTML Support

Web Browser 2.0 supports the WC3 HTML 4.01 standard, plus some extra tags for compatibility.

Scripting Support

Web Browser 2.0 supports the ECMAScript (ECMA-262) standard, which is a unified standard based on JavaScript. It incorporates most aspects of the W3C Document Object Model (DOM). Most web pages designed with JavaScript 1.3 or JScript 5.0 will be compatible with Web Browser. Test your scripts in Web Browser to ensure compatibility.

If your script includes an unsupported function, the script will continue on to the next function. Most script errors will fail silently. However, the window.open function will fail with an error if the command is the result of a user action, such as clicking on a link that opens a popup window. Other situations, such as calling the window.open function ONLOAD, will result in a silent failure. Web Browser does not support other client-side scripting languages such as VBScript. Web Browser ignores the SCRIPT and NOSCRIPT HTML tags, so it will not recognize these scripts.

Web Browser supports parts of both the CSS1 and CSS2 standards.

Most style sheets written with either of these standards will work in Web Browser.

Web Browser does not support Java (embedded in web pages) or XML at this time.

Most of this is Greek to me, but the way I interpret it, my stuff should work as is. When I perform any action on the DB through the browser, I get the following error:

JavaScript Alert:

Bad Request The server could not process your request due to a syntax error.

Will Palm Web Browser 2 work with CDML? Does anyone have any suggestions?

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