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Re: standardization of IE's conditional comments

From: Vasilis van Gemert <vasilis@vasilis.nl>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 08:29:10 +0200
To: Brad Kemper <brkemper.comcast@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <50D6725E-80D9-4C87-92F7-005D15DDFDAA@vasilis.nl>
Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Gabriele Romanato <gabriele.romanato@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org

On 28 sep 2008, at 21:36, Brad Kemper wrote:

> On Sep 28, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>> a standard way to explicitly target particular engines or user  
>> agents (rather than allowing degradation or using hacks) - and  
>> that's an idea that has a lot of opposition
> Widespread opposition by  implementors. Widespread support by authors.

A bit too late to implement: developers want to be able to target old  
versions of browsers. With better standards support in new browsers a  
feature like this seems useless.
Received on Monday, 29 September 2008 07:35:37 GMT

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