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Re: [CSS21] Test Suite

From: Thomas Scholz <info@scholz-webdesign.de>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 14:49:47 +0200
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <opsblck9pwhthev0@thomas.scholz>

Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Thomas Scholz wrote:
>>>>
>>>> <http://scholz-webdesign.de/css/test/identitaetskrise/>.
>>>
> Your page is triggering quirks mode, in which mode some browsers go out  
> of their way to break the standards and handle cases like this.

It's up to the browser developers to render perfect valid HTML documents  
according to the specifications. »Quirks« and »Standard compliance mode«  
are moving targets, so I don't care anymore about the reasons for a bug. A  
bug is a bug is a bug. That's all I want to know.
If tests had to handle all the various different kinds of -- ahem  
--rendering modes, they would become ridiculously complicated...

Thomas
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Received on Friday, 23 July 2004 08:50:33 GMT

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