Re: The argument for |bugmode| (was Re: If we have versioning, it should be in an attribute, not the doctype)

Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> In other words, once IE ships with support for <html bugmode="IEn"> (or 
>> whatever syntax), *all future standards compliant pages* will be 
>> *unconditionally required* to use that switch and keep it updated forever!
>> That cannot be considered, in any way whatsoever, an interim solution. 
>> It is a *permanent* solution that we do not want.
> I just want to note that the way you are using |bugmode| is not as I
> defined it.

I'm aware of that and I fully agree with making bugmode an opt-out 
instead of an opt-in, it was just a useful example attribute.

Note that I explicitly referred to Chris Wilson's plan when describing 
the scenario.  See his response [1] insisting that the default be frozen 
at HTML5 mode, not the latest standards mode available.


Lachlan Hunt

Received on Friday, 20 April 2007 12:27:26 UTC