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RE: standards and compatibility discussion

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 19:23:27 -0800
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <04F36FB4ED0F85459AA447F72711526F012808DA8749@DF-GRTDANE-MSG.exchange.corp.microsoft.com>

This week's publications is exactly what I meant by sharing. Now that we had a chance to explain our plans, I'll be glad to continue this discussion.

Note that whatever solution we have today is not necessarily final. We've explained (I hope) why we need a solution. We can debate if a solution is in fact needed (I am convinced it is) and what the best solution might be...

-----Original Message-----
From: Håkon Wium Lie [mailto:howcome@opera.com]
Sent: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 6:48 PM
To: Alex Mogilevsky
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Subject: Re: standards and compatibility discussion

Alex Mogilevsky wrote:

 > It is great we have started a discussion on compatibility and
 > standards here. There are great points being made. We have done
 > extensive analysis of compatibility issues and options for IE8,
 > which we plan to publish shortly (I would say in a few days, but
 > we'll have to account for holiday season). We can continue
 > compatibility discussion now but it seems it would be much more
 > productive if we have a chance to share our research first. Could
 > we get back to this in a couple of weeks?

We've now seen your announcement and the debates it has caused [1].
However, I didn't see any pointers to the research you mentioned.
Would you be able to share your research with us now?

[1] http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2008/01/21/compatibility-and-ie8.aspx


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