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Re: Support Existing Content

From: Gareth Hay <gazhay@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 5 May 2007 12:07:08 +0100
Message-Id: <EBF2A14D-774C-4457-AE06-401538D82E3F@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>


On 5 May 2007, at 09:35, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
>> So who are you going to blame? the browser vendor? I don't think so.
>
> Most users would do exactly that.  I know Maciej already said this,  
> but I want to reiterate it, because it's such a fundamental part of  
> the way the user-UA-author interaction works.  If a site works fine  
> in browser A and doesn't in browser B they blame browser B.  It  
> takes a very well-informed and somewhat technical user to realize  
> the problem might be with the site.
>
> Of course the site works in browser A because the site author  
> happened to test in that browser.
>

I think I already covered this "skewed" view in another post.

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Gaz
Received on Saturday, 5 May 2007 11:07:13 UTC

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