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Re: [HDP] Other comments from RI

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 12:32:04 +0100
Message-ID: <46D2B634.2090801@splintered.co.uk>
To: public-html <public-html@w3.org>

Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> On 8/27/07, Marghanita da Cruz <marghanita@ramin.com.au> wrote:
>> However, as an owner of a website that went live in January 1997, I don't
>> understand the point about cut-off dates.
>>
>> Personnally, I just ignore a website that tells me to download/upgrade something
>> to view their site.
> 
> I understand, but such argument, push to it's extrem, will lead us to
> say : "we can't implement it, it won't work in mosaïc 1.0".
> 
> In other word, how far should go the "3. Degrade Gracefully" design
> principle ? Browser older than 10 years could perhaps be ignored.

At work, I've adopted a policy very similar to the Yahoo graded browser 
support listing...maybe that can help inform the approach in this case?

http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/articles/gbs

P
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