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RE: IE8 incompatibility issues

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 13:55:12 -0700
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Aaron M Leventhal <aleventh@us.ibm.com>
CC: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Cullen Sauls <cullens@microsoft.com>, Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com>, Jon Gunderson <jongund@uiuc.edu>, Marc Silbey <marcsil@windows.microsoft.com>, David Poehlman <poehlman1@comcast.net>, Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "w3c-wai-pf@w3.org" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>
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Indeed.  This was certainly just a mistake (that we didn't discuss beforehand).

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From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:annevk@opera.com]
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Subject: Re: IE8 incompatibility issues

On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 19:04:51 +0100, Chris Wilson
<Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com> wrote:
> As previously stated, I want to get to an interoperable point here.
> However, I would point out that "If it's not in a speci do not support
> it or you break everyone else."  would prevent all innovation outside
> Recommendation status.

Agreed, that would be bad. I guess what we're asking for is communicating
such extensions in advance so that they can be discussed. (Which is
arguably what we're doing now, but I rather learn it from a MS
representative in a WG than in the release notes of a new beta.)


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Anne van Kesteren
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