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Re: [cssom-view] padding edge / border edge for offsetTop/offsetLeft?

From: Ron van den Boogaard <ron@ronvdb.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 18:21:16 +0200
Cc: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Mike Wilson <mikewse@hotmail.com>, 'Sylvain Galineau' <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, 'Www-style' <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <79E9394C-4757-4808-A57E-A61E428A37F5@ronvdb.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>

On 24 apr 2008, at 17:29, Brad Kemper wrote:

> On Apr 24, 2008, at 8:04 AM, Alan Gresley wrote:
>> Since this is relating to CSSOM and HTML5 which IE8 will not  
>> support and since IE8 'doesn't' have the 'hasLayout' hack/bug [1]  
>> why not just ignore what IE5~IE7 does. Then the quirks mode of IE9  
>> will be IE8 standard mode behavior. This seems the sensible  
>> approach for interoperability.
> On the general pubic audience site I monitor, about half of the IE  
> users are on IE6 (about 35% of our total audience), and accessing  
> during work hours. I don't see any mad rush to IE8 anytime soon. It  
> will be years before the share of IE6 users (or IE8+ operating in  
> some sort of IE6 mode) dwindles to insignificance.
It's a fair assumption that IE7 will be replaced quite rapidly by IE8  
(automatic update) and that the market-share of IE6 will just decrease  
very, very slowly (over years probably)

Ron van den Boogaard
Received on Thursday, 24 April 2008 16:22:30 UTC

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