Re: Is this an MSIE bug?

Peter Flynn (pflynn@curia.ucc.ie)
01 Nov 1996 09:20:13 +0000 (GMT)


Date: 01 Nov 1996 09:20:13 +0000 (GMT)
From: Peter Flynn <pflynn@curia.ucc.ie>
Subject: Re: Is this an MSIE bug?
To: www-html@w3.org
Cc: heffron@falstaff.css.beckman.com
Message-id: <199611010920.JAA12003@curia.ucc.ie>

> At the Microsoft Site Builder Conference presentation on Style Sheets
> (on Tuesday) it was stated that style sheets SUPERCEDE <FONT> tag markup
> so that FONT tags can be used as a "fall back" for viewing documents on 
> browsers that don't support style sheets 

That's useful info, thanks.

> They also claimed to have cleaned-up the quoting issues (I think in MSIE 3.01)
> so that quotes aren't required on the font name unless it includes a ';' in 
> the name.

Good, but they must be lunatics. Spending all that time and money to fudge
round the parsing of unquoted multi-word arguments, when all they had to do
was say 'use single quotes'.

///Peter