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Re: compatibility

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 20:16:55 -0000
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"John Foliot - bytown internet" <foliot@bytowninternet.com>

> the last line I might add, and which browsers which support
> current w3c technologies will never receive) is counterproductive, then
> don't do it.

You do realise CSS is optional, and a fully conformant browser will also
render your "get a conformant browser" warning.

> I'm not forcing anybody to do anything, but the reality is that *most*
users
> DO use a graphical browser, including flawed, outdated ones.

No, most users with complete choice appear to use some flavour of IE if
any statistics are to be believed, and they'll all hide the content
including their 5 year old completely non-standard one.

> I am seeking to engage dialogue, to get people (visitors to my web
> site(s)) to consider a larger issue and perhaps even improver their own
user
> experience by using up-to-date software, or requesting that their IT
> departments do so - you consider it rude and patronizing.

Are they coming to your site for IT advice or for something else?

Jim.

(in the unusual position of (publicly) agreeing with Tina and David
Poehlman)
Received on Tuesday, 16 July 2002 16:20:59 GMT

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