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Re: Text alternative to http://hsivonen.iki.fi/doctype/ie8-mode.png

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 10:12:34 +0200
To: "Adrian Bateman" <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "hsivonen@iki.fi" <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.us1c28m3idj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 01:49:22 +0200, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com> wrote:

> This seems to imply that EmulateIE7 or EmulateIE8 means use Quirks mode,  
> which is incorrect. When the value is EmulateIE7, this means use the  
> doctype to choose between Quirks and IE7 standards.

This is what the graph says, no?


> When the value is  
> EmulateIE8, this means use the doctype to choose between Quirks and IE8  
> standards.

Hmm yes, my quick testing shows that the graph is indeed incorrect for IE=a and IE=9.9 and IE=EmulateIE8.


> We added this because people wanted to be able to set the  
> HTTP header once for a whole site that might include a mixture of quirks  
> and standards pages.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-archive-request@w3.org [mailto:www-archive-request@w3.org] On  
> Behalf Of Simon Pieters
> Sent: Sunday, April 26, 2009 5:22 AM
> To: hsivonen@iki.fi
> Cc: www-archive@w3.org
> Subject: Text alternative to http://hsivonen.iki.fi/doctype/ie8-mode.png
>
> <p>Start: Go to "X-UA-Compatible &lt;meta>?".
>
> <dl>
>
> <dt>X-UA-Compatible &lt;meta>?
> <dd>IE=7: Use IE7 Standards.
> <dd>IE=EmulateIE7: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>IE=IE8 or IE=IE7 or absent: Go to "X-UA-Compatible HTTP Header?".
> <dd>IE=8 or IE=Edge or IE=99: Go to "Almost Standards Doctype?".
> <dd>IE=5 or IE=a or IE=9.9 or IE=EmulateIE8: Use Quirks (IE 5.5).
>
> <dt>Quirky or No Doctype?
> <dd>No: Use IE7 Standards.
> <dd>Yes: Use Quirks (IE 5.5).
>
> <dt>X-UA-Compatible HTTP Header?
> <dd>IE=5 or IE=a or IE=9.9 or IE=EmulateIE8: Use Quirks (IE 5.5).
> <dd>IE=7: Use IE7 Standards.
> <dd>IE=EmulateIE7: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>IE=IE8 or IE=IE7 or absent: Go to "Display All Web Sites... Pref  
> Set?".
> <dd>IE=8 or IE=Edge or IE=99: Go to "Almost Standards Doctype?".
>
> <dt>Display All Web Sites... Pref Set?
> <dd>Yes: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>No: Go to "Display Intranet Sites... Pref Set?".
>
> <dt>Display Intranet Sites... Pref Set?
> <dd>Yes: Go to "Is the site in the Intranet Zone?".
> <dd>No: Go to "Domain on MS-Maintained List?".
>
> <dt>Is the Site in Intranet Zone?
> <dd>Yes: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>No: Go to "Domain on MS-Maintained List?".
>
> <dt>Domain on MS-Maintained List?
> <dd>Yes: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>No: Go to "Compatibility Mode Button Pressed?".
>
> <dt>Compatibility Mode Button Pressed?
> <dd>Yes: Go to "Quirky or No Doctype?".
> <dd>No: Go to "(The Other) Quirky or No Doctype?".
>
> <dt>(The Other) Quirky or No Doctype?
> <dd>Yes: Use Quirks (IE 5.5).
> <dd>No: Go to "Almost Standards Doctype?".
>
> <dt>Almost Standards Doctype?
> <dd>Yes: Use IE8 Almost Standards.
> <dd>No: Use IE8 Standards.
>
> </dl>
>
>



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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 27 April 2009 08:13:26 GMT

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