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RE: Make Microsoft follow the spec.

From: Hague, Alex <HagueA@akcity.govt.nz>
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 11:21:48 +1300
Message-Id: <01Feb27.112149nzdt.115208@inetgate.akcity.govt.nz>
To: derhoermi@gmx.net
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann Wrote:
>> * Bertilo Wennergren wrote:
>> >> >> Other things that I can think of off the top of my head that don't
>> >> >> 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
>> >MSIE thing.

>> And Implementations are not allowed to add some extensions?

What happens then when implementations add extensions which may be included
in later standards. 

Does that implementation now dictate what the next standard is, or does the
implementation have to also include support for the new standard, if it is
different to their implementation (and how likely is that to happen ?) ?

Alex Hague
Received on Monday, 26 February 2001 17:24:30 UTC

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