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Re: standardization of IE's conditional comments

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper.comcast@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 07:57:15 -0700
Cc: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>, Gabriele Romanato <gabriele.romanato@gmail.com>, www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <4CAB8CD5-5990-46C9-9B42-DA88F403F45A@gmail.com>
To: Vasilis van Gemert <vasilis@vasilis.nl>


On Sep 28, 2008, at 11:29 PM, Vasilis van Gemert wrote:

>
> On 28 sep 2008, at 21:36, Brad Kemper wrote:
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>> On Sep 28, 2008, at 10:10 AM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
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>>> 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.

No, with standards always advancing, and with implementors having  
different priorities, there will always be a need.
Received on Monday, 29 September 2008 14:58:04 GMT

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