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Re: standard out of the box (was: IE Blog: Internet Explorer 8 and Acid2: A Milestone)

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 13:41:24 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600712201641v5cce2904ue1cea96b05a5fc92@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>
Cc: "John Oyler" <johnoyler.css@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Dec 21, 2007 11:51 AM, Paul Nelson (ATC) <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>

> I would argue that defaulting a page that has no DOCTYPE to be standards
> compliant may not be the best option.

FWIW Mozilla (and I think Opera and Webkit) renders a page with no DOCTYPE
in quirks mode.

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