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Re: Question on step 1 in section 10.3.8

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 19:37:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512091927190.17886@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 9 Dec 2005, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to understand the rationale behind the first step in section 
> 10.3.8.

Interoperability. MacIE, WinIE, Opera, and Safari all do it that way.

(What the initial reasoning was, I have no idea. I agree it doesn't make 
much sense.)

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