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RE: backward compatibility in scripting style sheets

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 13:37:20 -0500
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To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>, STYLE <www-style@w3.org>
At 09:49 AM 21/03/98 -0800, Chris Wilson wrote:
>We don't throw an error when you assign a value to an unknown property, only
>when you assign an unknown value to a known property.  We did this in order
>that IE4 may be used as a validator.

Most users don't want to validate someone else's Web page.  How about
instead having a "debugging mode", off by default, where IE flags scripting
errors, invalid HTML (hehe), and invalid CSS?

Liam Quinn
Web Design Group            Enhanced Designs, Web Site Development
http://www.htmlhelp.com/    http://enhanced-designs.com/
Received on Saturday, 21 March 1998 13:37:28 UTC

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