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Re: thoughts on non-compliant browsers

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@ij.net>
Date: Sun, 07 Mar 2004 23:35:12 -0500
Message-ID: <404BF800.5BBB@ij.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Robert Koberg wrote:
> David Woolley wrote:
> > You may have large text, but the majority of designed sites have too
> > small text in absolute sizes, and that is the problem that Mozilla
> > is attempting to solve.  It's an unfortunate fact of life for
> > responsible designers that abuses by the majority will result in
> > counter-measures in browsers.
> Why should this be the responsibility of the browser? Shouldn't it be
> the responsibility of the user to simply not use?

A browser is a  u s e r  a g e n t. Any agent that can't do what the
user needs done needs to be repaired or replaced, not that it
necessarily will be, as the continued pervasiveness of IE attests. :-(
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