Re: A Compromise to the Versioning Debate

Matthew Raymond schrieb:
> Christian Schmidt wrote:
>> Matthew Raymond wrote:
>>> | <html bugmode="IE7"> [...] </html>
>> The attribute (or however it is specified) should probably allow a list 
>> of products, in case some other existing or future browser vendor 
>> chooses to support versioning, i.e.
>> | <html bugmode="IE7 Acme3 FooBrowser7"> [...] </html>
>    I agree about having space-separated strings to allow bug modes for
> multiple vendors.

I don't. We want user agents to be interoperable. It's unlikely that IEx 
will support the FooBrowser7 bugmode, for example.

> While HTML versions and
> browser versions can't necessarily be synchronous, browsers can't really
> support future versions of HTML.

That's one reason for making HTML forward compatible and future versions 
of HTML backward compatible.


Received on Saturday, 21 April 2007 12:25:16 UTC