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RE: Versioning and html[5]

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 18:20:18 -0700
To: Matt Freels <freels@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5C276AFCCD083E4F94BD5C2DA883F05A27D7192909@tk5-exmlt-w600.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

Matt Freels wrote:
>If the problem is that IE.next must deal with the fact that authors
>haven't addressed the fact that some future version of IE might
>actually be fully standards-compliant, I don't think that forcing the
>HTML5 spec to cope is appropriate, or even going to help. If, for

Never said it would, or asked the HTML5 spec to solve this for me.

>Wouldn't this breakage be mitigated by allowing users to manually
>fall back on IE7 when needed?

No, that would be punishing IE users.  My mom doesn't understand why one site needs IE7 and one needs IE8.

-Chris
Received on Sunday, 15 April 2007 01:19:04 UTC

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