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RE: Make Microsoft follow the spec.

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2001 11:26:18 -0800
Message-ID: <72129E9450B396458A1149FA7AFAD8CA01DE504B@red-msg-05.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "'bertilow@chello.se'" <bertilow@chello.se>, www-html@w3.org
Claiming that support of non-standard (i.e., proprietary) object model makes
an implementation "non-standards-compliant" is incorrect.  It is proprietary
OM, but nothing the DOM claims exclusion of any other OM.

-Chris Wilson
 Program Manager
 Internet Explorer team

-----Original Message-----
From: Bertilo Wennergren [mailto:bertilow@hem.passagen.se]
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2001 11:04 AM
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: RE: Make Microsoft follow the spec.


Bjoern Hoehrmann:

> * Bertilo Wennergren wrote:

> >> Other things that I can think of off the top of my head that don't work
> >> correctly [in Mozilla] is that document.all stuff IE has,

> >"document.all" works perfectly in Mozilla - i.e. it does _not_ work,
> >and that is the correct behaviour for at standards compliant browser.

> Why do you think so?

Because "document.all" is not part of the standard DOM. It's a proprietary
MSIE thing.

  <http://sites.netscape.net/ekrockhome/standards.html>

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