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Re: XBL in CSS

From: Kelly <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 21:21:53 -0400
To: "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
Cc: ian@hixie.ch, www-style@w3.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-Id: <200608172122.01944.lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>

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On Thursday, August 17, 2006 9:05 pm, T.V Raman wrote:
> Ian Hickson writes:
>  > This allows all these technologies to develop in parallel, with UAs
>  > supporting the versions that the market demand pushes them to support.
>
> Which effectively makes interoperability impossible,
> since each vendor will go off and support  his favorite version
> snapshot -- and claim "that's the market demand" --- and in
> practice everyone will try to be bug-compatible with the majority
> market-holder. That is of course the status-quo --- but if it is
> the status-quo -- then one needn't bother with specs anyway ...

According to that logic, we might as well quit debating all these specs and 
simply document Internet Explorer's current behaviour.

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