Re: A Compromise to the Versioning Debate

Mihai Sucan wrote:
> Given such switch, frameworks will require it and will only tell you 
> "please copy/paste the following line at the beginning of the HTML 
> page". They'll spare the details, if you know what I mean.
> It is inevitable, given the switch, we will end up with tons of 
> documents relying on buggy behaviour in IE n+1 will break 
> those pages if it doesn't add yet another switch.

Which is no worse than what we have now.  It does give MS a get-out 
clause though if someone complains that IE8 broke their site. 

I guess the impact of this is whether the mode switch is just for HTML 
parsing or for DOM and CSS too.


Received on Sunday, 15 April 2007 10:12:55 UTC