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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 13:13:29 +0200
Message-ID: <4620B759.8060406@design-noir.de>
To: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Mike Schinkel schrieb:
> 
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> If this is indeed the case, then you shouldn't be asking for a change 
>> to the spec. Just add another IE comment syntax:
>>
>>    <!--[ie 8]-->
>>
>> ...which makes IE browsers render the page according to the given IE 
>> version (and if there's no IE version flag, default to IE7).
>>   
> Is there any reason note to standardize the switch syntax so it's not 
> some IE specific thing, e.g.
> 
>   <!--[ie 8]-->
>   <!--[firefox 3]-->
>   <!--[opera 10]-->

Yes, there is a reason: We don't want several dozen incompatible 
impementaions. And I think it's save to assume that Apple, Mozilla and 
Opera don't want that either. If the guys at MS think they need that, 
they can and should do it without the backup of a spec.

--Dao
Received on Saturday, 14 April 2007 11:13:42 GMT

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