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Re: standardization of IE's conditional comments

From: Jens Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 07:59:39 +0200
Message-ID: <9fbcac550809282259i46104690qe528c856258900ab@mail.gmail.com>
To: gabriele.romanato@gmail.com, www-style@w3.org
Cc: www-html@w3.org
> > each UA vendor should provide its own UA's strings.
>
> Widespread opposition by implementors. Widespread support by authors.

But not by all, and apart from the way comments are supposed to be
handled by user agents there is an excellent reason to dump that
suggestion, as "Conditional Comments" ultimately impair
maintainability.

(And if at all, discussion should probably move to public-html@w3.org anyway …)

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Jens Meiert
http://meiert.com/en/
Received on Monday, 29 September 2008 06:00:20 GMT

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