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RE: Do Explorer 5 support CSS2 ???

From: Eric A. Meyer <emeyer@sr71.lit.cwru.edu>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 09:39:54 -0400
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To: www-style@w3.org
>The WebReview master grid can tell you everything you need to know!
>
>http://webreview.com/wr/pub/guides/style/mastergrid.html

   Actually, in this case, it can't, because the grids don't cover CSS2
yet.  I hope they will soon, but I'm sure everyone here realizes what a
monumental task covering CSS2 will be.  In addition, the grids really test
the intersection of HTML and CSS, so applying the grid's findings to XML is
dangerous at best.  Constructing a parallel table for XML/CSS support is on
my list of Things Which Would Be Cool, But Probably Too Time-Consuming To
Consider.
   Anyway, the short answer to the original question is:  sort of.  IE4/5
supports parts of CSS2, although it's not clear to me how well they do so.
Opera does not support CSS2, as (last I heard) they are concentrating on
acheiving 100% correct CSS1 support before moving on to CSS2.  Raptor (the
Netscape 5 preview build) supports little tiny pieces of CSS2, with more
promised, but since that's just a technology preview it's hard to draw any
firm conclusions from its behavior.

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Eric A. Meyer  -  eam3@po.cwru.edu  -  http://www.cwru.edu/home/eam3.html
 Editor, Style Sheets Reference Guide  http://style.webreview.com/
 Coordinator, CSS1 Test Suite          http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/Test/
 Member, WSP CSS Technical Committee   http://www.webstandards.org/
Received on Tuesday, 31 August 1999 09:41:03 GMT

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