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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 23:19:32 +0300
Message-Id: <BD428508-5B0F-4FF0-8638-FEF20F976157@iki.fi>
Cc: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
To: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>

On Apr 12, 2007, at 22:46, James Graham wrote:

> the only solution I can see is to force authors to specify their  
> opt-in to the bugs and features of a particular UA  using e.g.  
> <meta name="ua-version" value="IE7"> to specify IE7+ should work in  
> IE7 mode when rendering the document.

I am *not* advocating version-based opt-in to bug fixes, but if the  
opt-in idea were to be generalized, I think the generalization would  
not be declaring the HTML version but something like
<html browser-engine-bugs-as-of='2007-04-12'>.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 12 April 2007 20:19:41 UTC

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