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Re: Useragent Rules in CSS

From: Brian V Bonini <b-bonini@cox.net>
Date: 31 Mar 2004 10:27:55 -0500
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <1080746875.17841.68.camel@home.gfx-design.com>

On Tue, 2004-03-30 at 18:05, David Hyatt wrote:
> Speaking for Safari, we are making that effort, but as anyone who has 
> worked on a browser can tell you, achieving bug-free CSS2, DOM2, HTML4, 
> XHTML1 compliance is a multi-year task.  It's unrealistic to expect 
> browser vendors to achieve this sort of perfection overnight, and it's 
> equally unreasonable to expect browser vendors to withhold releases 
> while waiting for a state of perfection that may take years to reach.
> 

I agree, but in a perfect world...
I just wonder if such an action would lower the priority of compliancy
with browser manufacturers or worse yet mask the areas that are
*broken*. But perhaps the state of 100% compliancy is a fantasy and the
reality is that it IS indeed time for an *official* solution.


> On Mar 30, 2004, at 2:45 PM, Brian V Bonini wrote:
> 
> > I would think the preferable, yet probably less likely resolve, is for
> > the browser manufacturers make a better effort toward recommendation
> > compliancy.
> >
> >
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