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Re: Version information

From: Dao Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2007 07:44:46 +0200
Message-ID: <4618814E.6080201@design-noir.de>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> Every time this WG releases a new  version of HTML, if we can identify
>> it we can automatically opt it in to "really really" standards mode.
>
> It has already been explained why such a solution is unworkable in the 
> real world for all future versions of HTML.  We need to define exactly 
> how to handle the web as it is today and that means defining how to 
> handle today's content.

IMHO MS if free to violate the spec and stick with legacy rendering 
modes for HTML <5. The relevance of that will fade away with time.

--Dao
Received on Sunday, 8 April 2007 05:44:59 GMT

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