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Re: Versioning and html[5]

From: Mike Schinkel <w3c-lists@mikeschinkel.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2007 17:55:19 -0400
Message-ID: <46214DC7.2080500@mikeschinkel.com>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Kornel Lesinski wrote:
> Microsoft could focus on making it easier for webmasters to recognize 
> their mistakes and fix the code and then any necessary breakage 
> wouldn't be affecting so many sites.
> Many authors don't have slightest idea that there's something wrong 
> with their code. This can be solved - make standard IE distribution 
> warn about deprecated features and problems exposed by invalid code. 
> Warnings don't have to be obnoxious, they just have to be noticeable 
> in the standard IE, because very few authors will download additional 
> toolkits/SDKs, but all of them test their websites in a vanilla IE 
> version.
> When a potentially important bug is planned to be axed in a future 
> version of IE, you can display more prominent warning in an earlier 
> version. Then nobody will get surprised when next version comes out 
> and probably most websites will be fixed by then.

-Mike Schinkel
http://atlanta-web.org - http://t.oolicio.us
Received on Saturday, 14 April 2007 21:55:49 UTC

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