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Re: Standards mode and Quirks mode (was Re: [CSS21] Test Suite)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 08:50:56 +0300
Message-Id: <EDEBD650-DF90-11D8-9617-003065B8CF0E@iki.fi>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>

On Jul 26, 2004, at 23:26, Chris Lilley wrote:

> HS> If you want the best compatibility, I'd suggest serving HTML 4.01 
> as
> HS> text/html. Certainly, serving application/xhtml+xml to Lynx and 
> Google
> HS> does not lead to the best compatibility. Also, if you serve 
> text/html
> HS> to IE and application/xhtml+xml to others, you deprive Mozilla and
> HS> Safari users of incremental display.
> Where does it say in the XHTML spec that incremental display must be
> disabled for that media type?

Nowhere. It is an just unimplemented feature in those browsers.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 27 July 2004 01:51:20 UTC

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