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

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 01:48:19 +0100
Message-ID: <18283.3411.517359.643629@opera.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>, "John Oyler" <johnoyler.css@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Robert O'Callahan:

 > > 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.

Yes. Noone is asking for a change in pages without DOCTYPE, as far as I know.

What we are asking for is that the established conventions for how to
enter into standards mode isn't changed.


              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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